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Man dies in Johnson County farm accident


HILLS (KWWL) -- A man who became trapped under a combine has died. 

The Johnson County Sheriff says 33 year-old Michael Stutsman was killed in the accident.  He was working on the combine in a field off 500th Street west of Hills with a relative just before 5:00 pm Tuesday.  Stutsman became trapped under the combine's corn head.  Rescuers used inflatable airbags and a forklift to get him out from under the machinery.  Stutsman was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and clinics where he was pronounced dead.  The Johnson County Sheriff's department is investigating.

Stutsman and his wife, Jessica, own Dirty Creek Farms in Hills.

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