Putnam Co Sheriff's Office investigating deadly farming accident - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Putnam Co Sheriff's Office investigating deadly farming accident

(Source: RNN) (Source: RNN)

A man is dead after a farming accident in Putnam County. 

Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a trapped person on Road I-14 Monday afternoon. 

Emergency personnel found 69-year-old Gordon Verhoff trapped between the frame and dump bed of a GMC 3500 dump truck.

It appears Verhoff had emptied a load of stone and was inspecting the underside of the dump bed when it unexpectedly dropped, resulting in fatal injuries.

The accident remains under investigation. 

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