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Brainerd man dies after being pinned by tractor

BRAINERD — An 86-year-old rural Brainerd man died Tuesday after apparently being pinned by a tractor.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported the man lived in Sylvan Township of Cass County, which was also the site of the accident.

The man was pinned between the tractor that was rolling in reverse and a fifth-wheel trailer hitch

Shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, the sheriff's office received a report of the incident. Responders arrived and found the deceased man.

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