Man dies in farm related accident

A Cass County man died last week in a farming-related accident.

Rocky Stoner, 19, of Marcellus, was killed Thursday at Sparks Cedarlee Farms in Penn Township.

Cass County sheriff ’s officials said Stoner and another employee were moving a metal roof truss. Stoner was holding the steel truss as the other employee worked a forklift to move the truss into position.

The truss touched a power line, electrocuting Stoner. The other employee called 911 and rendered aid. Stoner was taken to Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, but was unable to be revived.

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