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Fatal workplace accident near Renville

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Feb 2, 2013 at 6:44 am

RENVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) The Renville County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal workplace accident.

Sheriff Scott Hable says it happened Thursday afternoon--just before three pm--at the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative two miles east of Renville.

A 60 year-old man had been run over by a payloader.

At the time of the accident, visibility was poor due to wind blowing beet pulp around the plant.

The victim died from his injuries. His name has not been released yet.

The Sheriff's office and OSHA are investigating.

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