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Farm worker dies in Dunn County

A farm worker died Monday in Dunn County when the skid steer he was operating overturned.

Candelario Z Rayon, 31, Mexico, was operating the steer on a farm in the town of Eau Galle when it went into a manure pit and overturned in about 7.5 feet of manure, according to the Sheriff's Department.

The Sheriff's Department received the call around 10:30 a.m. Rayon was a migrant worker on the farm and had been there about a year.

The Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Dunn County Medical Examiner, OSHA, and an interpreter from the Menomonie Fire Department.