72-year-old man killed in farming accident identified

News
farming death generic_1525202981735.jpg.jpg

The Boone County Coroner has identified the man killed in a freak accident on Monday, when his mower tipped over on him.

Asphyxia was the preliminary cause of death for 72-year-old Gary L. Yerk.

Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 18000 block of Beaverton Road in rural Boone County to learn that a bush-hog style mower had fallen on a 72-year-old man.

No foul play is suspected.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video

Trending Stories