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Authorities say a 27-year-old man has died following a farming accident in eastern Indiana.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 9:22 AM

WILLIAMSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old man has died following a farming accident in eastern Indiana.

The Palladium-Item reports Jonathon "Jesse" Martin was found dead by emergency responders on Monday after a family member discovered him entangled in a tractor-powered corn picker.

The Wayne County sheriff's office says Martin, who had been operating the corn picker, was trapped while attempting to clean the machine.

The death is under investigation.

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