GREENVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) – The Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire involving farm machinery that claimed the life of a Greenville man.
James Blakely, 47, reportedly died while performing maintenance on a combine when he became entangled inside of the engine compartment.
The engine caught fire, trapping him inside, sometime before 4:30 p.m.
Blakely was pronounced dead at the scene.
The sheriff’s office called KSP to investigate, and the investigation is ongoing.