Officials identify man killed in livestock trailer accident

April 1, 2018

ALEXANDER, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified an 89-year-old man who was killed after he was pinned between a livestock trailer and a fence post in northwestern North Dakota.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Arne Skedsvold was taken to a Montana hospital, where he died because of injuries from the accident. Officials say a 33-year-old man was backing up a tractor and trailer to a fence to load cattle Friday morning.

Skedsvold was helping load the cattle when he was pinned.

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