1 dead after accident at Hiawatha business

HIAWATHA, Kansas (AP) – A man is dead after an accident at a mill in northeast Kansas.

Police chief John Defore says the man died Tuesday afternoon while working at the Fairview Mills facility in Hiawatha.

Defore says the victim became entangled in a piece of machinery commonly known as a “clump buster.”

The man’s name has not been released as the investigation continues.

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