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One dead, another injured in tractor accident in Erhard

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One person died and another suffered minor injuries in a tractor accident in Erhard on Friday.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received a report of a rolled over tractor at about 6 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a juvenile female and adult male pinned beneath the tractor.

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Responders, along with family members, were able to lift the tractor off the victims and remove them.

The juvenile female was transported by ambulance to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls to be treated for minor injuries. The adult male, Dennis Kubitz, age 53 of Erhard, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor had an undermount mower and was being used to mow the edge of a driveway. It ap-parently rolled after entering a steep ditch.

The sheriff's office was assisted at the scene by Ringdahl's Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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