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Elgin man killed in farm accident

NEAR ELGIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- An Elgin man was killed in a farm accident on Wednesday night west of Elgin.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Nathan Holtegaard was killed after he was pinned under a corn picker he was working on.

Deputies said a family member found him pinned under the machine around 10 p.m. and called 911. A forklift was used to lift the machine off of Holtegaard.

First responders attempted life-saving measures but were not successful. Holtegaard was pronounced dead at the scene.

Megan Zemple

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