Central Minn. man, 73, found dead near his tractor

7:04 AM, Nov 29, 2012   |    comments
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OSAKIS, Minn. - Authorities in central Minnesota say a 73-year-old man who was found unconscious near his tractor has died.

A KBRF-AM report says Douglas County deputies responded to an emergency call Tuesday evening to an address near Osakis.

A family member found Douglas Rutten unconscious and injured on the ground.

Deputies say it's not clear whether Rutten fell off the tractor and was injured, or if he had a medical issue that caused him to fall before getting on the tractor.

He was declared dead at the scene.

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