A truck driver is dead by his own rig after an unfortunate event in Minnesota on Friday. 

The accident happened on January 8th at around 5:20 p.m. at the 36000 block of County Road 186 in Melrose Township. 

According to Bring Me The News Minnesota, 32-year-old Keith D. Kingsley was working with and driving a tractor trailer while sanitizing the inside of a turkey barn when he became  “entangled and trapped” in the rig’s power take off (PTO) shaft. 

Kingsley was pronounced dead on scene. 

The incident is still under investigation.

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