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19-year-old killed in farming accident


A 19-year-old man from Cadiz, Kentucky has died following a farm accident.

It happened Tuesday morning. According to Kentucky State Police, Benuel Stoltzfus of the Linton area of Cadiz was operating a piece of farm machinery in a field near his home.

He was using a chipper to make silage when he lost his balance and fell onto the conveyer belt and into the machine, police said.

The accident happened in a field near Stoltzfus' home, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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