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Farmer Gored, Killed by Bull in Boone County

A man is dead Wednesday after an encounter with a bull.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office reported that the man had been killed after being gored by the bull on the man's family farm in Verona.

Deputies responded just before 1 p.m. Wednesday to the 13000 block of U.S. 42 where they found the man dead. He had been working on the farm.

The sheriff's department said that emergency responders took every precaution when investigating the scene as the bull was presumed to be in the field still.

The victim was later identified as Ricky Miller, 53, of Walton.

-Staff report

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