SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal farm accident.
Deputies, Colton firefighters and state Department of Emergency Management employees were dispatched were dispatched to the farm about 5 p.m. Wednesday where a skid loader had gone into a pond.
Before emergency responders arrived, family members and neighbors were able to use other equipment to remove the skid loader from the pond. After the skid loader was removed, a male victim was found.
Family members and emergency responders attempted lifesaving measures, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
April 16, 2021