Oklahoma man killed in unusual farming accident

Rodney and Cassandra Marquette with their 2-year-old daughter, Photo courtesy: Marquette family

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EAKLY, Okla. – An Eakly man was found dead on his farm around 2:00 a.m. Monday morning.

His wife says Rodney Marquette was cutting hay yesterday and must have gotten out to clear the swather when it happened.

She believes he was somehow pulled into the machine.

She was the one who found him.

“I’m devastated. He was everything to me,” said Cassandra Marquette.

Rodney Marquette was 29 years old.

He leaves behind his wife and their two-year-old daughter.

A family friend has set up a gofundme account to help the family with funeral expense.


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