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Fatal crash reported near Canby

CANBY — A Dassel man was killed in a Sunday crash involving a car and a tractor with farm machinery attached, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s office received a call of a crash at 8:34 p.m. Sunday on Yellow Medicine County Road 36 south of Canby. Emergency personnel found the vehicle involved off the roadway in a cornfield, the Sheriff’s Office said. The driver and sole occupant of the car, Allen Hanson, 51, of Dassel, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The driver of the tractor, Keagan Drietz, 27, of Canby, was not injured in the crash, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Canby Fire and Rescue, Canby Police and Sanford Canby Ambulance all responded at the crash scene.

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