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Brothers die in manure pit accident in Ohio

• On Tuesday, in St. Henry, Ohio three members of one family died after getting stuck in a manure pit.

• The three brothers are said to have overcome by fumes in the pit according to the Mercer County Sheriff’s office.

• Gary, Todd and Brad Wuebker were found unconscious when the rescue crew arrived and were then taken to the area hospitals where they were pronounced dead.

• The village’s fire chief stated that the brothers were fixing a manure pump before they passed out from the fumes.

• The autopsy showed that they died of asphyxiation.