Greenwald Man Dies in Farm Accident 26 Sep 13

A Greenwald man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County Wednesday morning.

Authorities say the farm worker 69-year-old John Schoenberg, was walking near a silage pit on a farm on 240th Street in Zion Township when he was struck by a large front loader tractor driven by 39-year-old Victor Rojas of Albany.

Pedestrians do not normally walk in the area where Schoenberg was hit, and Rojas reportedly did not see him.

Schoenberg was taken to thePaynesvilleAreaHospitalwhere he died.

The accident occurred at about 8 a.m.