Man Killed in Work Accident

Man Killed in Work Accident

Authorities in Jackson County say a Fairchild man died in an unusual industrial accident yesterday morning. 

Police received a call that a man — identified as 44-year-old Tony Killian — died while performing maintenance work on a pump in a pond on Garfield Road in the Town of Curran.  They say the pump rolled over and pinned Killion under the water. 

Fire crews used heavy equipment to free the man but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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