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Man dies after being run over by tractor in central Minnesota

The accident happened about two miles north of Little Falls.

An 84-year-old man has died in a tragic tractor accident in central Minnesota. 

The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says Emil Groth of Little Falls was driving a tractor in a field two miles north of Little Falls when he fell off the tractor and was run over. 

A 911 call at 3:19 p.m. alerted deputies to the accident. First responders transported him to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls where he died from his injuries. 

According to Shelley Funeral Chapels, Groth was a long time teacher and wrestling coach in Little Falls. 

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