A 53-year-old man was seriously injured in an ATV crash on the Iron Range on Saturday evening.

Ward Joseph Meyer of Cambridge, Minnesota, was traveling north on Pulkinen Road northwest of Babbitt when his ATV left the roadway, ran into the ditch and struck a tree, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred around 6:47 p.m.

First responders initially brought him to Essentia Health-Virginia and then to a Duluth hospital where he was listed in critical condition Sunday, the Sheriff's Office said.

Babbitt Police Department and Virginia ambulance assisted at the scene.

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