Posted at: 07/01/2013 3:13 PM
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A well known businessman from Owatonna has died in a tree cutting accident.
Ted Paffrath was killed in central New London, Minnesota Sunday afternoon. He was cutting down some trees on family land, when part of a tree fell, and crushed him.
He was alone at the time, and was found by family members.
Paffrath was pronounced dead at the scene.
(Photo from http://paffrathjewelers.net/)