Father, Son Killed in Farm Accident in Scott County

A tragic farming accident takes the lives of a father and son southwest of the Twin Cities on Sunday.

The men were handling an auger on the family farm in Scott County when it hit an overhead power line and they were electrocuted.

Rescue workers tried to resuscitate the men, but one was declared dead at the scene.

The other was pronounced dead at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.