WILLIAMSBURG, Ind. — A farming accident killed a 27-year-old Monday afternoon.
Jonathon “Jesse” Martin was found dead by emergency responders arriving about 5 p.m. at a farm at 7629 U.S. 27 N, according to a news release from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. A family member had found Martin entangled in a tractor-powered corn picker.
Martin, who had been operating the corn picker, was trapped while attempting to clean the machine, the release said.
Richmond Fire Department, Red Line Ambulance, Fountain City Fire Department, Reid Health and the Wayne County Coroner’s office assisted at the scene.