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Worker dies in accident at beet co-op

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RENVILLE — A 37-year employee of the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative died of injuries he suffered in a workplace accident at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at the plant in Renville.


Erv Knuston, 60, of Sacred Heart, was struck by a payloader while outside in the pellet loading area, according to information from the company.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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