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May 10, 2018 Farm accident claims life of Wellman man
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

A Wellman man was killed in a farm accident on Monday afternoon.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office reported responding to a farming accident at 4737 Blackhawk Ave. SW in rural Johnson County, about four miles north of Wellman at 1:14 p.m., Monday, May 7.

According to the report, a chemical sprayer ran over Merlyn Yoder, 65, of Wellman. Yoder was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is being investigated by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

Assisting at the scene were the Wellman Fire Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Johnson County Ambulance Service and Johnson County Medical Examiner.

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