Man found dead at Knox County farm, autopsy scheduled

An agriculture worker was found dead after an incident on a farm just south of an Oaktown in Knox County.

Posted: May. 15, 2018 10:29 PM
Updated: May. 16, 2018 2:49 PM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An agriculture worker was found dead after an incident on a farm just south of an Oaktown in Knox County.

Officials are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

Knox County Coroner Brian Hagen said in a release the 45-year-old man was found dead near his work pickup truck.

His truck was near a "field electrical water irrigator."

His name is being withheld until family can be notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for later this week.

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