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Man killed in Renville County farm accident

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Detroit Lakes, 56501

Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

OLIVIA -- A 46-year-old man died in a farm-related accident Wednesday afternoon north of Olivia.

Scott Bratsch was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident around 3:45 pm,according to the Renville County Sheriff 's office.

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Bratsch and Delbert Wetzel, 76, were found lying on the ground when deputies arrived at a residence about eight miles north of Olivia, according to a news release.

Wetzel was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar by the Olivia ambulance. He had moderate injuries and was no longer a patient at Rice Hospital Wednesday evening, according to hospital officials.

The sheriff 's office is investigating the accident. Also responding were the Olivia police and fire departments.

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