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Sheriff: Minnesota farmer apparently trampled to death by livestock

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says Thoennes was apparently trampled by the bull and possibly the cows.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019 6:26 AM

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a farmer in western Minnesota has died after he was trampled by his livestock.

Forty-one-year-old Craig Thoennes was found dead near a bull and two cows on Saturday at his farm southwest of Parkers Prairie.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says Thoennes was apparently trampled by the bull and possibly the cows.

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