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Rose Creek man dies in farming accident in rural Lyle

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LYLE, Minn. (FOX 47) -

A Rose Creek man is dead after a farm accident involving a skid loader. The Mower County Sheriff said 27-year-old Ryan Holdgrafer was struck in the head and neck by a skid loader bucket that was attached incorrectly.

The accident happened at the 5000 block of 140th Street in Rural Lyle at 11:30 Saturday morning. Police said Holdgrafer was working to pound in posts for a hoop building on a cattle farm when he was struck by the skid loader bucket.

Holdgrafer was taken to Saint Marys in Rochester, where he died on Sunday.

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