Man Killed By Falling Hay Bale At Cozad Feedlot

     Authorities in southwestern Nebraska say a man was killed Tuesday afternoon after being hit and pinned by a large hay bale on a Dawson County feedlot. 

      The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office says 65-year-old Vergil Heyer of Ainsworth was unstrapping hay bales from a semi at the Darr Feedlot near Cozad when the bales fell off the truck

      One of the bales landed on top of Heyer and pinned him. Feedlot workers moved the hay bale off him and performed CPR, but Heyer was pronounced dead at the scene.