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Hastings man dies in accident at recycling company


An 85-year-old Hastings man died tragically Thursday afternoon in an accident at a St. Paul recycling company.

Jack McCoy was unloading cans from his truck at Alter Metal Recycling when an employee driving a skid loader accidentally backed into him. The accident occurred at about 1:40 p.m.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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