Police ID man killed in skid steer accident in Grand Forks

February 11, 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Police have identified the person who died in a snow-removal accident in Grand Forks over the weekend.

Authorities say 61-year-old Robert Coons slipped off the front of a skid steer loader and fell under the wheels of the vehicle Saturday.

First responders attempted to revive Coons, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he was part of a snow removal crew. Foul play is not suspected.

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