Farmer dies falling into machine

8 November 2000

Farmer dies falling into machine

By FWi staff

HEALTH and safety officials are investigating after a farmer was killed when he fell into a feeding machine.

Emergency services took several hours to release the body of Frank Minnell, 37, who died at his farm at Corytown on the edge of Dartmoor.

A spokesman described the accident as a tragedy and warned farmers to increase vigilance around dangerous machinery.

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