Sheriff Reports Fatal Farm Accident

PLATTSMOUTH – Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann reports a fatal farm accident on Tuesday.

Rescue crews were dispatched to 4505 Kenosha Rd. due to a man pinned by a tractor. 61-year-old Richard Kruse of McIntire, Iowa, had died before sheriff’s deputies arrived.

Investigators say Kruse was attempting to attach a crimper to the tractor when he was pinned between the tractor and the attachment.

Plattsmouth and Murray crews responded.


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