Man killed in western Minnesota tornado identified

July 10, 2020

FERGUS FALLS, Minn.–The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person killed Wednesday afternoon in a violent tornado near the city of Dalton.

Thirty year-old Seth Nelson of rural Battle Lake died of injuries sustained in the storm. Nelson was working in a shed when the tornado struck.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to support Nelson’s widow Joey, and their four young children, including a newborn.

More information about Seth Nelson and a link to his GoFundMe page can be found by clicking here:

As of Friday morning, the account was nearing its fundraising goal of $25,000.