ATV Crash Near Brainerd Airport Kills One, Injures Another

ATV Crash Near Brainerd Airport Kills One, Injures Another

November 29, 2021 News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

On Thursday November 25, 2021 at approximately 3:43 PM, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department was  notified of an ATV crash with injuries located in a large field west of the Brainerd Airport. Crow Wing  County Deputies, Brainerd Police Officers, area First Responders and North Ambulance Service were  dispatched to the scene. It was discovered that two riders of an ATV were traveling in a northeast  direction on the field. The ATV had approached a valley/drainage in the field, went air born, landed at  the bottom of the valley/drainage, and rolled multiple times before coming to rest near the top of the  north side of valley/drainage.  

The driver of the ATV, 18 year old Tashaud Nelson, of Apple Valley, MN was transported by North  Aircare to North Memorial Hospital. The passenger on the ATV, 16 year old Isabella Brandt, of Apple  Valley, MN was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The individuals involved in the ATV crash were not wearing helmets or other protective riding gear at  the time of the incident.  

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department, with the Minnesota State Patrol assisting, is investigating  the crash.  

Assisting the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department at the scene were the Brainerd Police Department  and North Ambulance Service.