Morristown, MN (KROC-AM News)- An equipment mishap on a southern Minnesota farm has claimed the life of a 31-year-old man. 

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The Rice County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to the report of a farming accident on Tuesday. It was reported around 3:15 p.m. 

The location of the accident was at a farm about 13 miles southwest of Faribault. A news release from the Rice County Sheriff’s Office says first responders were advised a 31-year-old man was deceased upon their arrival. 

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Officials identified him Friday as Mitchell Kenneth Gregory of Waseca. The investigation indicates Gregory had gotten caught in a haybine. 

Emergency responders had to extricate him from the equipment. He was formally pronounced dead once he was freed from the haybine.

Rice County Sheriff's Office news release.
Rice County Sheriff's Office news release.
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