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Chemical sprayer rolls over, kills man in farming accident

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JOHNSON COUNTY (KWWL) -

Sheriff's deputies in Johnson County say a man was hit and killed by a chemical sprayer during a farming accident on Monday.

65-year-old Merlyn Yoder was run over by the chemical sprayer around 1:14 p.m. in the 4700 block of Blackhawk Avenue Southwest in rural Johnson County, according to deputies. Yoder, who is from Wellman, died at the scene.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the accident, while the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Wellman Fire Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service and the Johnson County Medical Examiner assisted at the scene.

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