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Man dead in Biwabik after being pinned by garbage truck

A 61-year-old man died on Monday morning in Biwabik when he was pinned between a garbage truck, a fence and a dumpster.

Gilbert Police Chief Ty Techar said Gilbert police and Biwabik fire/EMS responded to 310 Main St. just before 8:30 a.m. but found the man was dead when they arrived.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Gilbert police, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating the incident.

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