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October 16, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Quincy man dies after he’s run over by farm tractor

The Associated Press MOSES LAKE — Grant County sheriff’s officers say a 34-year-old Quincy man has been run over and killed by a farm tractor at a farm east of Moses Lake. KHQ-TV reports that Steve Weil was killed Tuesday evening as he was helping Friehe Farms prepare soil. Deputies say that for some reason, Weil walked…


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October 16, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Cle Elum man dies in backhoe accident

The Associated Press ELLENSBURG — The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a Cle Elum man was killed Wednesday morning in a farming accident involving a backhoe. The sheriff’s office says 37-year-old Shawn Tolbert may have placed a piece of metal on the foot pedal that operates a boom as he stepped outside. He was fatally injured when the…


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