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Farmer trampled to death by cow in Otter Tail County

The 85 year old was trying to tag a calf.

An 85-year-old man died after being trampled by a cow in west-central Minnesota.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office told BMTN that Delbert Horn, of rural Hewitt, died following the incident reported Sunday morning.

He was trying to tag a calf at a farm at 26998 County Highway 75 when he was trampled.

Despite the best efforts of emergency responders, he was declared dead.


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Statistics show that farming is one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control says that in 2015, there was a rate of 19.2 deaths per 100,000 farmers or farm workers.

This past October in Douglas County, also in west-central Minnesota, a farmer was killed after being dragged by his own plow.

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