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Horse breeder dies in ranching accident

A rancher became entangled with a post hole augur, officials said.

OAKLEY, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho quarter horse breeder has died in a ranching accident.

Cassia County Sheriff Jay Heward says 71-year-old Wade Zollinger of Oakley died Friday while digging post holes near his home.

Heward says Zollinger became entangled in an auger, causing fatal injuries. Deputies were called shortly before 1 p.m. Friday.

Zollinger owned the Zollinger Quarter Horse Ranch.



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