- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

BRITTON, S.D. (AP) - A former mayor and current city councilman in Britton died following a workplace accident.

Marshall County Sheriff Dale Elsen says Don Jones was working on a company vehicle at Full Circle Ag in Britton on Nov. 19 when a toolbox fell on him.

The American News reports (https://bit.ly/1wWSHf7 ) that Jones died Dec. 2 in a Sioux Falls hospital. He was 69. City offices closed for his funeral on Tuesday.

Jones was first elected to the Britton City Council in 2004. He was elected mayor in 2009 and served until 2011, when he was re-elected to the council.

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Information from: Aberdeen American News, https://www.aberdeennews.com

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