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Forum staff reports, Published February 24 2012

Perham man fatally injured in farm accident

PERHAM, Minn. – A 64-year-old Perham man is dead after a farm accident Wednesday morning.

A family member found Danny Schroeer lying face-down and unresponsive at the farm, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

A nearby skid-steer was lodged against a fence post, its engine running and wheels turning.

An investigation and autopsy found the skid-steer had run over Schroeer, causing fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the Perham Health emergency room.

Ambulance personnel had attempted live-saving measures.