Anthony man fatally electrocuted in farm accident

Hutchinson News – May 22, 2017

A farmer from Anthony died when he was electrocuted in an accident Saturday evening in Harper County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports.

According to a report, Robert B. Sharp, 76, of Anthony, was working with a chemical sprayer in a field near the intersection of Southwest 40th Road and Southwest 10th Avenue in Harper County and extended the boom on the sprayer when it touched an electrical line, electrocuting Sharp.

The accident occurred around 6:35 p.m.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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