27-year-old dies after work-related accident in Brown County

A 27-year-old has died after being involved in an accident at his job in Brown County Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

Brown County’s dispatch received multiple 911 calls around 8:43 a.m. from a building State Highway 4 in Sleepy Eye, stating that Austin Brett Trebesch was involved in an accident with a farm implement.

Trebesch was brought to Sleepy Eye Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Brown County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry are investigating the accident.

Sleepy Eye Police Department, Sleepy Eye Ambulance Service and North Memorial Air Care assisted in responding to the scene.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story stated that the accident occurred on a farm, as well as that Trebesch worked on a farm. The article has since been updated to be more accurate.