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      Grand Island Man Killed in Combine Accident

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      Authorities say a man has died after being run over by a combine in a southeast Nebraska cornfield.

      The accident occurred Tuesday morning in a field about five miles south-southwest of Geneva.

      The Fillmore County Sheriff's Department says James Gabel, 58, of Grand Island, worked for Allied Genetics in Grand Island and was measuring a test plot when the combine backed over him.

      The department says Gabel died after being taken to Fillmore County Hospital in Geneva.

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