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Leesburg man dies in farming accident

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department says a 62-year-old man was pinned underneath a farm planter that ended up killing him.

Daniel Werstler died at the scene Monday night from blunt force trauma. 

It happened in the 600 block of North State Road 13 in Pierceton. 

The coroner says Werstler was working in the barn at the Leesburg family farm when it appears the planter shifted while he was underneath. 

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