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Elderly Man Dies After Being Run Over By Tractor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Officials in Morrison County say an 84-year-old man is dead after he was run over by his tractor Monday.

According to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office, they received a report at 3:19 p.m. of a man run over by a tractor in Green Prairie Township, which is two miles north of Little Falls.

The sheriff's office says the victim, Emil Groth of Little Falls, was driving a tractor in a field behind the residence when he fell off the tractor and was run over.

Groth was taken to St. Gabriel's Hospital where he died from his injuries.

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