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Amish Man Killed After Falling Into Saw Blade

Last updated on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

(ORLEANS) - An Amish man was killed in a sawmill accident Monday afternoon.

According to Orange County Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Bill Fullington, 23-year-old Jacob Stutzman slipped and fell, landing on a moving saw blade.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call at 5:09 p.m. reporting the accident.

Deputies along with an Orange County Rural District II first responders and an IU Health Paoli Hospital ambulance rushed to the sawmill located on County Road 640 North about two miles west of Orleans.

When they arrived there wasn't anything they could do. Orange County Coroner Aaron Kemple pronounced Stutzman dead at the scene.

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