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Motley man dies in tractor incident

MOTLEY--A 72-year-old Motley man was found deceased Thursday trapped underneath the rear tire of a tractor, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported.

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A 72-year-old Motley man was found deceased Thursday trapped underneath the rear tire of a tractor, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration

MOTLEY-A 72-year-old Motley man was found deceased Thursday trapped underneath the rear tire of a tractor, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported.

The sheriff's office was called at 5:45 p.m. to the tractor incident reported near a residence along Highway 10 in Motley Township, 2 miles south of Motley. The sheriff's office reported James Nelson of Motley was backing up a tractor, when he struck a tree, which knocked him off the tractor onto the ground.

The Minnesota State Patrol and the Motley Police Department assisted the sheriff's office at the scene.

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