The death of an Eden man who died in a farm accident is under investigation.

John P. Knebel, 50, was killed while working on a round baler at his family farm on Aug. 22, according to information from Marshall County Sheriff Dale Elsen.

The incident was reported to at 4:43 p.m. on Aug. 22. A component of the baler fell on Knebel, causing his death, according to the release.

Elsen said on Aug. 24 that an investigation is ongoing.

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