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Emergency responders inspect a tipped-over tractor that was involved in the death of an unknown man Tuesday evening northeast of East Grand Forks.

Farmer killed in tractor rollover identified

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EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- A farmer who died Tuesday in a tractor rollover northeast of here was identified Wednesday as 55-year-old Brad Nelson of East Grand Forks.


Nelson’s family said he was cultivating headlands of his bean crop when the tractor rolled over. A neighbor found him pinned in his flipped tractor in a ditch near his homestead around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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