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Man killed in power line accident was from St. Paul Park

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

FAIRFAX - The person killed in a power line accident Monday in west-central Minnesota has been identified as a St. Paul Park man.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office reported that Brett D. Binman, 26, formerly of North St. Paul, died from injuries suffered at a power line worksite northeast of Fairfax.

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Another man, Joshua M. Roberts, 24, of Osseo, Wis., was injured and remains hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

The accident was reported around 8:45 a.m. Monday along the CAPX 2020 power line.

An investigation is being conducted by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the sheriff’s office.

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