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UPDATE: Victim identified after falling from tractor

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PALO (KWWL) - The Linn County Sheriff's Department identifies the man that died after falling off a tractor Friday.  Authorities say 57-year old David Rammelsberg of Palo fell off his tractor around 12:30 p.m. Friday.  Investigators say the man suffered a medical issue and fell out of his tractor, which then kept going for miles.  He later died at a hospital.

The empty tractor and disk cut through fields and fences for more than three miles before it stopped in a ditch.

The Linn County sheriff's office said he was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Online Executive Producer Nate Leding

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