Renville County Fatal Farm Accident 24 Sep 13

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal farm accident in Flora Township about 8 miles south of Renville late Sunday afternoon.  Emergency responders arrived on the scene at shortly before 5pm and discovered a person trapped under a corn head which had fallen off of a combine. 58 year-old Jeffrey Muetzel of rural Renville had apparently been under the corn head making repairs when it fell. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the accident with the assistance of the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.