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Tractor rollover claims life near Ellsworth

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A farm accident claimed the life of a man in the town of Trimbelle Thursday evening.

Ellsworth fire and ambulance personnel were summoned about 8:20 a.m. to a farm field at N5939 860th St., where a man was said to have been pinned when a tractor rolled over.

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A medical helicopter was summoned but no transport was made as the victim was deceased.

The victim was later identified as Gailynn Poston, 60, of rural Ellsworth. He is believed to have died Thursday evening when the tractor he was driving rolled over in a field and killed him. His body wasn't discovered until Friday morning.

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