Southeast Nebraska man dies in farm accident

Southeast Nebraska man dies in farm accident
June 7th, 2024 | Bryce Doeschot

A 66-year-old farmer from rural Plymouth died Thursday in a farming accident near Pickrell.

At 10:23 a.m., Gage County Deputies, along with Beatrice Fire and Rescue and Pickrell Fire, responded to a call.

Eugene Bock was found trapped under a large drill. The Gage County Sheriff’s Office said it appeared that Bock was attempting to work under a portion of the drill when it collapsed on him.

Bock was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is under investigation.


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