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Wrongful death lawsuit filed in accident that killed man in Buffalo Lake


OLIVIA — The family of Andrew Burnett say that he was wearing a body safety harness attached to a lanyard when he fell approximately 60 feet to his death while working Oct. 27, 2012, at the South Central Grain and Energy facility in Buffalo Lake.

The allegations are contained in a wrongful death civil lawsuit being brought by Burnett’s surviving spouse, Jill Burnett of New Ulm, and other next of kin, including his parents, Steve and Jan Burnett of Waseca.

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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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