Two 54-year-old men were involved in two separate farming accidents on two separate farms in Stockholm Township, with one reported dead from his injuries. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s office, the first accident happened on Friday evening when a 54-year-old man from Hutchinson was trying to remove corn stalks that were jamming a corn chopper on a farm on Quimby Avenue Southwest, near Cokato. His jacket got caught, and the man was pulled in to the machine. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say a 75-year-old man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County.
An 81-year-old man was injured and taken to a Wisconsin hospital on Wednesday after spending two nights stuck in a skid loader, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
An 82-year-old man was found dead between a tractor and a hay bailer on his farm in Mahnomen County in northwestern Minnesota.