Woman airlifted to hospital after ATV accident in Darwin

A woman was airlifted to a hospital Saturday morning after an ATV accident in Darwin.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office said deputies and Dassel Fire and Rescue crews responded to the area of North Second Street and East Williams Street at 9:14 a.m.

Deputies learned a Hutchinson man was driving a side-by-side with a passenger sitting on the tailgate. At some point, the passenger — identified as 41-year-old Katie Riehle — fell off, hitting her head on the tailgate and the pavement.

Riehle was airlifted to a hospital with critical injuries.