Officials: Nebraska farm worker killed in machinery accident


Authorities say a worker died in an accident at a potato farm south of North Platte.

The North Platte Telegraph says the accident happened Tuesday morning. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Dan Newton says the worker's name is not being released until his family members can be informed.

Newton says the worker got caught up in moving belt parts of some farm machinery and suffered fatal injuries.

No other details have been released.

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