On September 12, 2017 at 9:20 a.m., Deputies were advised of an accident involving farm equipment south of North Platte, on West Watts Road. It was reported a male subject was pinned in the mechanical portion of a farm implement.
Deputies and North Platte Rescue responded to the location and found the gentleman was trapped in potato collecting machine on private property. The male subject was identified as fifty-seven year old Lloyd Behrens of North Platte, NE. Mr. Behrens was pronounced dead at the scene. No foul play, drugs or alcohol are suspected.