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Brainerd man dies in tractor accident

Brainerd man dies in tractor accident Click to Enlarge Photo: Photo by: Erika Lewandowski, KNSI News

Jul 9, 2014 at 8:58 am

BRAINERD, Minn. (KNSI) An 86 year-old Brainerd man has died in a tractor accident. 

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch says the man was pinned between the tractor and a fifth wheel trailer hitch after the tractor began rolling backward Tuesday afternoon. 

It happened at a residence in Sylvan Township near Pillager. 

The man's name is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office. 

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