An agricultural accident claimed the life of a 65-year-old Boyd County resident.

David C. Kocian, 65, was killed in the accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Boyd County sheriff’s office.

Kocian and Gregory A. Reiser were loading big square bales of alfalfa onto a semi-trailer when a stack of three bales fell over. Kocian was near the trailer and knocked to the ground, according to the release.

The Spencer Ambulance was dispatched to the scene, about 5 1/4 miles west of Spencer.

Kocian was transported by ambulance to the Niobrara Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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