A 77-year-old rural Nebraskan died Wednesday in a farm accident.

Orin Bolzer was found dead in a farm field southwest of Mitchell, Nebraska, about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, a piece of farm equipment hit him.

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