Wadena County man dies in suspected lawnmower accident
WADENA Co., Minn. (Valley News Live) - The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office says just before 7:30 Wednesday morning, they were called to a home in Section 34 of Bullard Township for a report of a deceased male.
Deputies say the man, later identified as 84-year-old Russell Schimpp of Staples, MN, was found outside of his home in a mowed field area. It is believed that Russell was working on a disabled lawnmower, when the lawnmower backed up and pinned him to the ground. Deputies say it isn’t clear how long Russell had been there before he was found.
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