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Quincy man killed in farm tractor accident

MOSES LAKE – A 34-year-old Quincy man was killed last night when he was run over by a farm tractor, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reported.

Donations Only Trickling In For Maimed Farm Worker

An Idaho trust fund set up to benefit a farm worker maimed in a Malta-area accident almost a year ago is only one-fifth of the way to its goal. Javier Tellez Juarez's Idaho benefactors hope to raise $200,000, but so far they have just $40,000 in the bank.

Farm Workers Deserve Insurance

Idaho legislators need only consider Javier Tellez-Juarez to understand why they should extend workers' compensation insurance to farm laborers. His arms are gone, torn from their sockets in a horrible farm accident Dec. 13. His left leg is sawed off at the knee. Tellez-Juarez, 23, was using his feet to push a post-hole digger deeper into the ground when a moving shaft snagged his shirt and pushed him in. That was three limbs and nearly $500,000 ago.

Farmer Dies Pinned In Combine

A St. John farmer was killed Tuesday when he was pinned in his combine during harvest, the Whitman County coroner said Wednesday. Danny Raymond Schneider, 52, was driving on a steep hillside when his combine rolled, Coroner Pete Martin said. Schneider died at the scene from injuries to his chest and upper airway, Martin said.