Death ruled accidental

The Bedford County Coroner was called to a residence on Longs Run Road in Six Mile Run on Wednesday after a farming accident.

Coroner Russell Styer pronounced 68-year-old Robert E. McCartney III dead at the scene at 2:47 p.m.

Styer ruled the cause of death as asphyxiation due to crushing injuries to the upper torso. The manner of death was ruled accidental.

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