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    Maine Man Killed After Being Pinned Under Piece of Farm Equipment
    Somerset County Sheriff's Office

    A Maine man was killed after being pinned under a piece of farm equipment in Norridgewock.

    Police told WCSH-TV they were called to a home on Ward Hill Road on Thursday where they found 56-year-old Francis Smith pinned underneath a manure spreader.

    Authorities said Smith was trying to repair the machine when it somehow malfunctioned.

    Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    It was unclear exactly when the accident happened. Police told WCSH-TV that family hadn't been in touch with Smith since Monday.

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