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Covington Co. man killed in Saturday farming accident

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COVINGTON CO., AL (WSFA) -

Authorities say a Covington County man was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.

Covington County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to Rock Hole Bridge Road around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Once on the scene, first responders located 70-year-old Gary L. Nelson deceased as the result of a farming accident.

Authorities say it appeared as if Nelson was trying to unload some railroad cross-tries from a utility trailer when the load shifted, pinning him under part of the load.

Relatives told authorities the accident probably happened late Saturday afternoon on June 1.

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