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Forum staff reports, Published February 19 2009

Authorities identify Minnesota farm accident victim

ADA, Minn. – The Norman County sheriff’s office has released the name of a 49-year-old rural Twin Valley man who was killed in a farm accident Tuesday.

Authorities say Sidney Riepe got pinned between the hydraulic arms of a skid-steer loader and its bucket Tuesday morning. He died at the scene.

Services for Riepe will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ada. Visitation will be at the church from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7. Anderson Funeral Home in Ada is in charge of the arrangements.