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Published September 30 2010

Loading accident kills Erskine man

ERSKINE, Minn. – A 67-year-old Erskine man died Tuesday when a four-wheeler he was loading onto the bed of a pickup fell on him, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

Gary Faldet died at the scene, according to the report.

The incident happened about 10:12 a.m. in rural Erskine. Faldet was loading a four-wheeler into the back of a pickup when a ramp he was using fell, causing the four-wheeler to fall backwards, pinning Faldet underneath, the Sheriff’s Department said.