(FLORENCE, WI.)–The operator of an ATV suffered a back injury in an afternoon accident. Florence County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a 911 call reporting an ATV accident in the Township of Commonwealth, A 36-year old Plover man, failed t0 negotiate a curve on the public trail. As a result, he was thrown from the machine, a 3-wheeler, then he struck a tree. The operator complained of upper back pain and was transported by Aurora Homestead Rescue Squad. The ATV was not damaged. The operator was wearing a helmet. Use of alcohol was not a contributing factor in the accident.