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Man dies in Winneshiek County tractor accident

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WINNESHIEK COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Winneshiek County Sheriff's department says that a man died after his tractor rolled, trapping him underneath it. Deputies say Raymond Ransom, 71, was driving his tractor in a field at 138th Avenue and 258th Street on Sunday afternoon when it rolled.

Ransom had died before the rescue crews arrived. Investigators believe he was driving the tractor uphill when the brakes gave out; the tractor then slid backwards and flipped.

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