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Farmer dies after combine accident in Tuscola County

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Tuscola County Sheriff's Office

Tuscola County Sheriff's Office

TUSCOLA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - A farmer died Monday morning after a combine accident in Tuscola County.

The 68-year-old farmer apparently was was trying to change a tire on the machine around 11:50 a.m. at a farm on Graf Road near Deckerville Road in Almer Township, according to the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators believe the combine fell off its support and crushed the man. He was pronounced dead shortly after emergency crews arrived on the scene.

The Tuscola County Medical Examiner's Office is planning an autopsy.

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