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Storm kills man in Sawyer County


Sawyer County (WQOW) - A man is dead after a tree fell on his camper during a storm in Sawyer County on Sunday.

According to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 2:44 Sunday morning on Lake Chetac in the town of Edgewater - that's just north of Birchwood. 

When emergency responders arrived, they found a large oak tree had blown over during the storm and landed on a camper which was occupied by two adults and two children.

James Pluff, 55, of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, was killed. The other three people in the camper were not severely injured. 

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