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August 15, 2016

Michigan Man Dies in Farm's Manure Pit

 |  By: Associated Press

A 55-year-old man has died after being found in a manure pit on his dairy farm in Michigan's Thumb region.

The Tuscola County sheriff's office says in a release that firefighters found the man Friday and he was "beyond any medical assistance."

The pit is about a dozen feet deep and had a foot to 16 inches of liquid manure at the bottom.

Rainbow Creek Farms co-owner Diane Foley confirmed to that her husband, Steve Foley, was the victim. She says her husband's death "was an accident."