Western Kentucky man dies after falling into farm machinery

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A 19-year-old western Kentucky man operating a piece of farm machinery has died after falling into the equipment.

Kentucky State Police say Benuel Stoltzfus of the Linton area of Cadiz died just after 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday. Stoltzfus 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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