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Tragedy Strikes Sigala Family Again
03/12/2009
 

The farm worker killed in an early morning accident has been identified as Roberto Sigala. Sigala, a longtime employee of Wettstein Farms was tragically killed this morning when the auger on the back of a manure spreader he was working on engaged, grabbing the sleeve of his coveralls, dragging him through the auger. Sigala was pronounced dead at the scene, with an autopsy scheduled for later today or early tomorrow. Roberto Sigala was the father of Robert, Oscar, Cory, Maricella and the late Tony Sigala. The accident occurred just a little over a month after,the Sigala family lost another member. 8th Grader, Tony Sigala, lost his battle with cancer on February 6th, 2009. Cory Sigala, a sophomore on the Lady Mustangs basketball team, along with her brother Oscar were in Hutchinson with the team when they received the news of their fathers death. Another son, Robert Sigala, played basketball for the Seward County Saints this past season. Funeral services are pending. Officers of the Seward County Sheriffs office and school counselors broke the news to the student body at Southwestern Heights High School.

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