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Man dies in farm accident

By Staff | Oct 22, 2015

A Muncy man was killed in an apparent farming accident in Franklin Township Wednesday, October 14.

State police reported Jay Schwenk, 64, was operating a tractor on a hilly patch of rough terrain in an 80-acre field when it flipped, pinning him beneath the tractor.

The accident occurred sometime between 9:45 a.m. and 7 p.m., police said.

In addition to police, personnel from Lairdsville Volunteer Fire Co. responded to the accident.