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Owatonna man Paffrath killed in falling tree incident near New London

NEW LONDON — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a 53-year-old Owatonna man killed in a tree-cutting accident Sunday afternoon near New London.

The man is Ted Raymond Paffrath, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

The incident was reported shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday. Paffrath was struck by a large tree.