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Published April 05, 2010, 10:26 AM

Rural Kragnes man killed in tractor rollover

KRAGNES, Minn. — A rural Kragnes man has died after the tractor he was driving rolled over in a ditch in northwestern Minnesota.

KRAGNES, Minn. — A rural Kragnes man has died after the tractor he was driving rolled over in a ditch in northwestern Minnesota.

Clay County dispatchers received a call around 2:30 p.m. Saturday indicating that a tractor had rolled on top a man believed to be in his 70s, and that the people at the scene were un-able to lift it off him.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says first responders were sent from several communi-ties in the area.

A medical helicopter from MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D., was also called out, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s name was still being withheld Sunday.

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