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Tragic farm accident claims a life in Parkers Prairie

On Tuesday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m., the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a farm accident with critical injuries at a farm north of Parkers Prairie.

The victim, Kyle Olson, 28, had been working with others to repair a piece of tillage equipment when a part of the machinery fell on top of him and pinned him underneath. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful, and Olson passed away at the scene.

The Parkers Prairie Fire Department and North Memorial Ambulance Service assisted.


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