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15 year old killed during possible farming accident in Parmer County

Late Wednesday night, the Parmer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an individual involved in an agricultural related injury and possible death.

The response was to a cotton field located off County Road BB and County Road 12 in rural Parmer County to a field where cotton was being stripped.

Upon arrival it was found that a 15 year old worker was deceased and had been found buried in a cotton module. It is believed that the death was a farm equipment related incident but the investigation is still ongoing.

Parmer County Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Judge Haseloff has ordered an autopsy.

This is a breaking story, and High Plains Pundit will have more information as it becomes available.

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