A Fargo man was killed at approximately 5:02 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 16, after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving collided with a tree on the Rat Lake Trail, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.
Rat Lake Trail is located west of County Highway 35 and east of Strawberry Lake.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene after receiving the report of the crash. Life saving measures were unsuccessful.
Jon Eric Darling, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Division, White Earth Police Department, Carsonville Fire and Rescue Department, Elbow/Tulaby Fire Department, White Earth Ambulance, and Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Emergency Management Services.
The incident remains under investigation.