Man Killed After Being Hit By Tree In Rural Olmsted County
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Pleasant Grove, MN (KROC AM News) - A man was killed Wednesday after a tree fell on him in rural Olmsted County.
Olmsted County Sheriff’s Capt. James Schueller says a 911 call was received around 3:00 pm from a farm in the 3500 block of 110th St SE in Pleasant Grove Township.
Deputies arrived to find the 71-year-old man still in the seat of his tractor with severe facial and head injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Schueller says the man had apparently been trying to pull down the tree using a logging chain when it split in half and fell on him and the tractor.
The man’s name has not been released yet.
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