Parkers man died in tractor rolloverPublished 11:07am Monday, June 10, 2013
A 53-year-old Parkers Prairie man died Saturday after the tractor he was operating flipped over and trapped him underneath, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
Steven Ferdelman was reportedly trapped underneath the tractor he had been operating, in a field at 15271 County Hwy. 59 in Vining, while he attempted to pull another tractor out of a muddy area that had gotten stuck.
His son arrived at about 2 p.m. and found his father trapped and not breathing. Ferdelman spoke with his son via phone at about 11 a.m. Saturday and told him what he was going to be doing.
The sheriff’s office, Vining Rescue, Parkers Prairie Rescue and Parkers Prairie Ambulance responded to the property at 2:02 p.m.