- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

WELLMAN, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man died after he was struck by a chemical sprayer on a farm in eastern Iowa.

The accident occurred around 1 p.m. Monday in rural southwest Johnson County. Authorities say 65-year-old Merlyn Yoder, of Wellman, died after being struck and rolled over by the sprayer.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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