MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An 86-year-old Brainerd man died when a tractor pinned him late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.
At 5:56 p.m., authorities responded to the report of a man pinned by a tractor in a shed at a residence in Sylvan Township. When emergency responders arrived, they found the elderly man dead.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Adjourns With Work Unfinished, But Unclear If Special Session Will Happen
Authorities say the accident was caused by the tractor rolling in reverse and pinning the man against a 5th wheel trailer hitch.READ MORE: Man In His 30s Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting
An autopsy will be conducted by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.MORE NEWS: Man, 19, Dies In Hospital Weeks After Being Assaulted, Robbed In Downtown Minneapolis
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family members.