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Pedestrian dies after being struck by combine

RAY TOWNSHIP, MI (AP) -

Authorities say a 58-year-old man died after a being struck by a combine that was hit by another vehicle in Macomb County.

The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens reports (http://bit.ly/s5zCSy) Kenneth Artman of Ray Township died Monday after a vehicle struck the harvesting machine he was standing near Sunday night and pushed it into him.

Artman, the township's clerk, was helping to harvest soybeans.

The crash happened in Ray Township, about 30 miles northeast of Detroit.

The combine was stopped when it was hit by a PT Cruiser driven by a 64-year-old Armada Township woman. The woman sustained what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

The operator of the combine wasn't injured. The crash was under investigation.

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