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2010-05-04Beatrice, Neb. |  By: Wayman

Beatrice Farm Death

Gage County Sheriff's officials say 55-year-old Chuck Benash was

found Monday pinned underneath the left rear wheel of a tractor in

a pasture south of his rural house in Southeast Nebraska.

Investigators believe he had been pinned under the tractor since

Sunday night, when he was last seen operating the tractor.

Investigators believe Benash got off the tractor, which went

into gear, running over Benash and pinning him on his side.

Benash is survived by his wife, Lee senash, four daughters and

Several grandchildren. A funeral is set for 1 p.M. Friday at St.

John Lutheran Church in Beatrice.