Johnston man killed Tuesday in farm accident
By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on August 16, 2006 1:48 PM
A Johnston County man was killed Tuesday when he became entrapped in tobacco harvester, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office said.
Mario Morales, 35, of Middlesex, died at the scene, said sheriff's office spokesman Tammy Amaon.
Morales was working on the Derick Bissette farm on Woodard Dairy Road when his shirt got tangled in the machine, officials said.
Morales' death was ruled an accident but the state Department of Labor will still investigate.
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