ATV Crash in Backus
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on June 5th 2019 at 7:58 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office
received a report of an ATV crash on the Sno Way 1 Trail in the Foot Hills State Forest, rural Backus MN.
Responders and Deputies arrived on scene and learned that Ryan Maher, age 40 of Isanti MN, was operating a
2008 Honda TRX700 ATV when he lost control and rolled the machine on the trail. The victim was treated on
scene for serious injuries and transported by North Memorial Air Care to the North Memorial Medical Center.
Assisting at the scene was the Backus Fire and Responders and North Memorial Ambulance. The crash