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Elderly man falls into water trough, drowns

Accident happened on FM 1518 in St. Hedwig

An elderly man dies while doing some work on his farm in St. Hedwig.
An elderly man dies while doing some work on his farm in St. Hedwig.

SAN ANTONIO – An 82-year-old man fell into a water trough and drowned on his farm Tuesday morning in St. Hedwig.

The victim's son said the man was doing some work on his farm on FM 1518 when he fainted and fell in the trough.

The man had some medical problems, his son said.

As of noon Tuesday, the victim had not been identified.


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