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January 5, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Oregon farmer killed by falling hay bales

The Associated Press MADRAS, Ore. — A Central Oregon farmer has been killed by falling hay bales. Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins says the 76-year-old farmer apparently was moving the hay when several bales fell and pinned him against his tractor, likely suffocating him. Adkins says the bales of alfalfa hay weighed 80 to 90 pounds. KTVZ-TV reports the…

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