11 September 2000
Farmer dies in combine accident
By FWi staf
A FARMER has been killed in an accident involving his combine harvester near Stokesley, North Yorkshire, reports The Times.
John Kirk, 64, was found in a field by his son Peter who tried to help him before contacting emergency services.
However, Mr Kirk was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor before firemen cut his body free.
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- Farm deaths jump by 30%, FWi, 28 July 1997
- The Times 11/09/2000 page 3