Archive for Saturday, September 28, 1991

JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN DIES IN FARM ACCIDENT

September 28, 1991

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A 76-year-old Jefferson County man was killed in a farm accident at his rural home on Friday.

Charles Walter died after he became pinned under the front wheel of a tractor while trying to cut down tree limbs at his home southeast of Oskaloosa, said a Jefferson County Sheriff's spokesman.

The sheriff's office received news of Walter's death around 6 p.m. Friday after Walter had been found by his son-in-law, Gene Norman. Walter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Rumsey Funeral Home in Lawrence.

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