- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

NEWPORT, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a man is dead after a farming accident in central Pennsylvania.

Police say the man had been operating farm equipment Tuesday in Newport when he fell into a reservoir of agricultural waste and drowned.

Newport is about 15 miles north of Harrisburg.

State police and the Perry County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Leon Stump Jr. of Newport.

His death has been ruled an accident.


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