Woman killed in following fatal UTV crash

Thursday evening, Mapleton Police responded to a UTV accident. Initial reports were that a male was asking for help because a female was trapped under a UTV.
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 11:44 AM CDT
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MAPLETON, Minn. (KEYC) - South of Mapleton, Elysian woman died in a UTV crash and a man is awaiting charges.

Thursday evening, Mapleton Police responded to a UTV accident. Initial reports were that a male was asking for help because a female was trapped under a UTV.

Police met with the owner and operator of the UTV, Lance Eric Leiferman, 51, of rural Mapleton.

The female was identified as 59-year-old Susan Marie Quiram.

It appeared that they drove off a deep washout that caused the UTV to roll.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.

Leiferman was arrested for criminal vehicular homicide and remains in the Blue Earth County Jail pending review by the County Attorney’s Office.