Elk NetworkYoung Hunter Dies in Tragic Farm Accident

General | September 25, 2020

A 13-year old hunter, in quest of deer in western Michigan, apparently fell asleep in a corn field and later died when a farmer in a large Krone corn chopper unknowingly ran over him while harvesting the crop.

First responders pronounced the boy dead on the scene.

According to his obituary, Jeffery Powell loved the outdoors and was an accomplished hunter, angler and archer.

(Photo source: U.S. Department of Agriculture)