Rural Howard man killed in farm accident



     HOWARD, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say a man who died on a family farm northwest of Howard was caught in a piece of machinery.
 
     Miner County Sheriff Lanny Klinkhammer says that 66-year-old James Rentschler died Friday after he fell and was pinned between the cab and arm of a skid steer-loader he was using to move containers of corn.
 
     Rentschler's father found him a short time after the accident but paramedics were not able to save him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    
     
 AP-WF-05-14-14 1242GMT


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Locations : South Dakota
People : James RentschlerLanny Klinkhammer
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