An 86-year-old man was fatally pinned under a tractor in a shed west of Brainerd, authorities said Wednesday.

Emergency responders found the man already dead shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the shed at a residence in Sylvan Township, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said.

The tractor rolled backward and pinned the man, whose identity has yet to be released, the Sheriff’s Office added.

Paul Walsh