- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

PIERCETON, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a northern Indiana man has died after he was pinned under a piece of farm equipment that he was working on.

The Kosciusko (kaws-ee-AWS’-koh) County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that 62-year-old Daniel Rex Werstler of Leesburg died Monday at the scene in Pierceton. The sheriff’s department says first responders were called to the farm around 5 p.m.

According to the sheriff’s department, Werstler was working underneath a planter when the piece of farm equipment shifted. Authorities say he died from blunt-force trauma.

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