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Load shift during delivery flattens man under bale of hay 


A man is dead after being struck by shifting hay bales during a flatbed delivery over the weekend. 

The incident happened on Saturday, January 14th at around 8:30 a.m. at a farm near Country Trunk Highway East and 530th Avenue  in Rock Elm, Wisconsin. 

According to Fox 9, a flatbed truck driver was making a delivery of hay bales to a farm when the load shifted. As men worked to unload the hay, a few of the shifted bales fell off, hitting 60-year-old John Robey. 

Robey was then transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No one else was hurt in the incident. Police did not specify how many bales fell off of the trailer.


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