Man dies after being crushed by falling bales of hay
Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 9:15 AM MST
PIERCE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU/Gray News) – A Wisconsin man died after hay bales fell on him Saturday morning.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 60-year-old John Robey of Elmwood was killed on County Highway S after a load of hay bales shifted and fell off a flatbed trailer, crushing him.
Deputies said the hay bales were being delivered to a farm on a tractor-trailer when the load shifted and fell off the truck, striking Robey.
Officials did not clarify Robey’s occupation but said he was not the driver of the truck. The 66-year-old driver was uninjured.
No further information was given.
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