ATV crash sends Perham woman to hospital with life threatening injuries

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Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 6:38 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2023 at 8:39 PM CDT
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OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A Perham, Minnesota woman has life-threatening injuries after an ATV accident in Otter Tail County Tuesday night.

Emergency officials in Otter Tail County worked to rescue someone after a four-wheeler flipped in a rural area northeast of Perham.

The call came in just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, to an area north of Big Pine Lake. Officials say the woman was unconscious after an ATV rolled. Fire and rescue teams reported a steep embankment, and were using rope and pulleys to rescue the victim.

Officials later identified the victim as 38-year-old Sasha Sazama. They say she was flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo with life-threatening injuries.