Greenwald man dies in farming accident

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A 69-year-old Greenwald man is dead after a farm accident in Stearns County.

The St. Cloud Times reports that John Schonberg died after being hit by a front end loader while working on a farm near Paynesville.

The incident was reported shortly after 8 a.m.

The Associated Press reports that Schoenberg was walking near a silage pit when he was struck by the loader. The report says the driver was unable to see him.

The incident remains under investigation with the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.

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