Renville County Death Investigation 02 Aug 17

(Franklin, MN) On Friday, at about 9:14 PM, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an accident at a farm site along the 62000 block of 430th Street in rural Franklin, which is about 4 miles southeast of Franklin in Camp Township.

The caller stated that a person had apparently been run over by a vehicle.

First-arriving law enforcement officers found the body of an adult male lying adjacent to the driveway.  The male was pronounced dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation suggested that 59-year-old Randy Oletzke, who lived at the address, had died as a result of being run over by a vehicle. 

Sheriff’s Office personnel say the driver of the vehicle also lived at the residence. 

Oletzke’s body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.