Police release name of man killed in farm tragedy

Midwest Times
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Police have released the name of a Dongara farmer who died in a tragic farm accident near Mingenew this week.

He was Wilhelmus Johanus Kessels, aged 54.

Police said Mr Kessels was crushed by a tractor while doing maintenance work on it with his nephew at a farm on Michael Road, Holmwood.

The accident happened about 7.30am on Monday.

Police said the man died at the scene from internal injuries.

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