Wells, MN (KROC-AM News)- A crash involving a John Deer tractor and an SUV claimed the life of a Wells, Minnesota man Tuesday evening. 

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The State Patrol accident report indicates 70-year-old Michael Wegner was driving the tractor north on Hwy. 22 about 20 miles west of Albert Lea when the tractor was struck by the northbound SUV traveling behind the tractor around 7:30 p.m. Wegner was pronounced dead at the scene. 


The SUV driver, identified as 45-year-old Adrienne Bryan of Sebastopol, California, and two teenage passengers in her vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

All of the occupants of the SUV were buckled up. The report says alcohol was not a factor in causing the deadly crash.

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