By Kim Ukura. From Morris Sun Tribune. Originally posted: May 7, 2015. Original Article.


A nine-year-old girl was killed in a farm accident north of Chokio on Saturday, May 2, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office reported this week.

At approximately 11:15 a.m. Saturday, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a farm accident in El Dorado Township, approximately 13 miles north of Chokio.

The victim, Charlotte Anne VanKempen of Herman, was airlifted to the St. Cloud Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Also responding to the accident were the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota State Patrol, the Stevens County Ambulance Service, and the Herman First Responders.