Richfield, MN – 51-year-old Bill Pipes died while trying to repair a chipper. Witnesses at the scene stated that a crew was removing trees in the area. They were feeding pieces of wood into the chipper but the machine kept getting clogged.
Pipes and his co-workers tried to unclog the chipper but a piece of metal became dislodged and struck Pipes in the head.
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