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MABEL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a Decorah man killed after being trapped between a logging truck and a trailer in rural Mabel.

Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase said 23-year-old Yost J. Hershberger died after being crushed between logging equipment at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

A large logging trailer, that had just been unhitched, had rolled forward into a large truck, trapping Hershberger.

Mabel Ambulance and a Fillmore County Deputy attempted to give medical care, but determined Hershberger's injuries were fatal.


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