Howells Man Killed in Farm Accident

STANTON - A 77-year-old Howells farmer is the state’s latest farm accident fatality victim. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger reports that George Baumert was working alone at the farm about four miles northeast of Clarkson, and it appears that he was hit and run over by a tractor at about 10:30 this morning. The accident was discovered by a neighbor and Clarkson Rescue transported Baumert to the Schuyler hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Services for George Baumert are pending with the Stokely Funeral Home in West Point.