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Rural Renville, Minn. man killed in farm accident

RENVILLE — A 58-year-old rural Renville man was killed Sunday afternoon in a farm-related accident south of Renville.

According to a news release from Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, Jeffrey H. Muetzel, of rural Renville, was under the corn head of a combine making repairs when the head fell from the combine. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident was reported via a 911 call around 4:40 p.m. Sunday at a residence along the 75000 block of 250th Street, which is 8 miles south of Renville in Flora Township.

The Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the accident, and is being assisted by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey.

 Also responding were the Danube police and fire departments and the Renville fire, rescue and ambulance crews.

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