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A 42-year-old Ontario man died Tuesday, Oct. 8, in a farming accident when he was pulled into equipment used to harvest onions. 

A 42-year-old man died in a farm accident Tuesday when he was pulled into equipment used for harvesting onions, according to the Malheur County Sheriff.

The Malheur County Sheriff's Office received a report of the accident at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday. Theodore Frahm, of Ontario, Oregon, was declared dead at the scene, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Frahm and others were working on farm equipment used to harvest onions and at one point the equipment was turned on and pulled Frahm into the equipment, according to the news release. 

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No criminal charges are pending in the case, as the incident has been ruled a farming accident, according to the news release. 

Ontario Fire, Nyssa Fire and Treasure Valley Paramedics also responded. 

 

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