Central Minnesota man dies after being run over by grain truck

The Morrison County Sheriff responded to the call, reported at 2:40 p.m., south of Pierz.

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BUCKMAN, Minn. — A 37-year-old Pierz man died Monday, Jan. 24, after he was run over by a truck at Sunrise Ag in Buckman.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at 2:40 p.m. According to the report from the sheriff’s office, Chad Pietrzak, 38, of Hillman, was backing up a grain truck at the facility when Nathan Rothstein, who was near the back of the truck, fell to the ground and was run over.

Rothstein was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rothstein’s body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

This case remains under investigation.

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