DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities have released the name of the man killed in Becker County during a hit-and-run crash between an ATV and a car.
Michael Joe Tibbetts, 27, of Ogema died after the ATV he was on was struck Monday.
The crash, which authorities said involved a Polaris Ranger side-by-side utility vehicle and a 1999 Mercury Marquis, happened just before 7 p.m. on County Road 158 and Wilkinson Lane in Maple Grove Township, 20 miles north of Detroit Lakes.
Tibbetts was unresponsive when emergency crews arrived and was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, where on Tuesday he died from his injuries, the Sheriff's Office said.
Becker County authorities are still searching for the driver of the car, who had fled after the crash.