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Man Dies in Farming Accident


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(HEYBURN, ID) – A Burley man was killed in an accident involving farming equipment earlier this week. Authorities say 54-year-old Antonio Ponce of Burley became entangled in equipment used for mixing cattle feed. The accident happened just before noon on Tuesday near the J.R. Simplot Distribution Center. Ponce was an employee of Anderson Farming in Heyburn. Police say Ponce succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

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