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Owatonna Man Killed In Tree Cutting Accident

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 53-year-old Owatonna man was killed Sunday afternoon in a tree cutting accident just east of New London, authorities said.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident at about 12:45 p.m. Sunday. When authorities arrived, a man was cutting a large tree when it fell on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not identified the victim.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by New London Ambulance, the New London Fire Department and Spicer First Responders.

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