- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2016

BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a northern Indiana man died from electrocution while spaying crops in a farm field.

The Miami County Sheriff’s Department says investigators believe 40-year-old Trevor Hughes was electrocuted while leaving a tractor after a sprayer arm became entangled in an electric line.

The Kokomo Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/2b5eh9E ) deputies were called to the field near the town of Bunker Hill, where Hughes was found unresponsive next to the tractor Tuesday evening. The Miami County man was pronounced dead at the scene.


Information from: Kokomo Tribune, https://www.ktonline.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide