The second of three New London brothers involved in a UTV collision earlier this month died as a result of his injuries.
Harrison Jeffrey Dahl, 11, of New London, died, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report posted Wednesday morning.
What is the Incident?
The two brothers, along with their younger sibling Drew Wayne Dahl, were engaged in a UTV accident in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. William drove the Polaris Ranger they were riding, which crashed with a pickup vehicle. The tragic tragedy has now taken two lives, putting a pall over their family and the city of New London, Minnesota.
Harrison Dahl, known for his strength and fortitude, fought valiantly in the hospital until his tragic death. The Dahl family, their friends, and the larger community are mourning the death of these two young lives, which have been permanently changed by this awful occurrence.
As the investigation into the tragedy proceeds, the community’s attention remains on assisting the Dahl family during this extremely difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and everyone touched by this tragedy.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol
The collision occurred at 3:49 p.m. on Sunday, when the UTV collided with a pickup vehicle at the junction of 95th Street Northwest and Minnesota Highway 9, in Norway Lake Township. According to the accident report, William John Dahl, the 15-year-old brother, drove the UTV. William died on January 9.
The pickup truck driver, Matthew Leroy Anderson, 40, of Sunburg, was not hurt in the accident. He wore a seat belt, as did the two younger lads in the UTV.
According to the State Patrol, there was no alcohol involved in the collision. Road conditions were described as snowy and slick at the time.