2009-12-17 / Local & State

Farmer Killed In Machinery Accident

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania farmer is dead after being pulled into a piece of machinery.

Beaver County Coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi identified the man as 73-year-old Norman Jodikinos of Aliquippa, about 20 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

Police say hunters found the man around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators do not know exactly when the accident occured.

Tatalovich-Rossi ruled Jodikinos’ death accidental. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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