- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

ORIENT, S.D. (AP) - Authorities believe a man who died after an incident at a dairy farm near Orient succumbed to methane gas from a manure pit.

Fire Chief Joe Schulte tells the American News (https://bit.ly/2aMCpjR ) that Lonnie Martinmaas died at the Faulkton Medical Center on Sunday, and Rick Martinmaas was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital in critical condition. The brothers run Martinmaas Dairy.

Funeral services were not immediately scheduled for Lonnie Martinmaas.

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

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