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Sibley man dies after backhoe incident

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A 39-year-old Sibley, Iowa, man is dead after getting pinned underneath a backhoe southeast of Harris Friday afternoon.

John Robert Hibma was working in a trench when he became pinned underneath the equipment. The Osceola County Sheriff's Office received the report at approximately 1:35 p.m. Friday.

Hibma was transported to the Osceola Community Hospital, Sibley, where he died from his injuries.

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