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Hays man killed in accident Thursday


A 27-year-old Hays man died Thursday from injuries suffered in an accident in the 800 block of Hopewell Road.

Jeremy Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene after he was pinned beneath the rear driver's side tires of a farm truck.

According to the Ellis County Sheriff's office, Johnson was changing the tires on the truck, which was loaded with wheat, at about 3:35 p.m. The truck fell off the jacks, and Johnson was pinned under the tires.

The accident is being investigated by the Ellis County Sheriff's Department.