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Funeral set for man killed in tractor accident north of Willmar

The funeral service for Anthony "Tony" Schmoll will be July 7. He died in an accident at his home north of Willmar.

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Tony Schmoll
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WILLMAR — Funeral arrangements have been set for Anthony “Tony” Schmoll, 67, who died on Wednesday when he was pinned under his utility tractor at his home on Long Lake north of Willmar.

His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Assembly of God Church in Willmar. There will be visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at the Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar, according to the obituary posted on the funeral home website.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reported that it had received a 911 call shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday in the 7000 block of 12th Street Northwest west of Long Lake about five miles north of the city on Wednesday.

A 67-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after he was pinned under a small tractor north of Willmar near Long Lake.

According to the news release issued Thursday by the Sheriff’s Office, the man was pinned under the small tractor, which appeared to have tipped on the side of a creek embankment,

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The incident is under investigation, according to the news release.

The Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad, Spicer Fire Department, Spicer First Responders and CentraCare Ambulance also responded to the scene.

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