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Forum staff reports, Published October 02 2010

UPDATED: Tractor rollover in Clay County kills Hawley man

A 75-year-old Hawley, Minn., man was killed in a tractor rollover near Solum Lutheran Church in rural Clay County on Friday afternoon.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene east of Hawley about 4 p.m.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said the man, identified as Raymond Reinke, was helping a neighbor mow the lawn. Reinke finished and was going to make a U-turn when the front wheels caught in the ditch, flipping the tractor over.

Reinke was pronounced dead at the scene.