Farmer killed while working in barn

Logan County Sheriff's cruiser. (WDTN Photo)
Logan County Sheriff's cruiser. (WDTN Photo)

DEGRAFF, Ohio (WDTN) – A Logan County man died while working on his farm.

Peak of Ohio is reporting that John Howard, 60, of Degraff died Monday.

The sheriff’s office told the radio station that Howard was working on a utility trailer in his barn. The trailer slipped off a post and landed on Howard’s chest.

The report says the man’s son found his dad around 8:00 p.m., some nine hours after he went into the barn.

Howard was pronounced dead at the scene.

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