Area Man Killed In Skid Loader Accident

HARTINGTON (AP) - A Nebraska man has died after the skid loader he was operating fell into the Missouri River near Wynot. The Cedar County sheriff's office reports the body of Richard McCorkindale, 79, of Allen, was pulled from the river Sunday. The skid loader had been spotted in the river that morning. The sheriff's office says the skid loader went over an embankment and into the river on private property west of the Brooky Bottom recreation area. McCorkindale's death has been deemed an accident.