Man dies after bale of hay falls on him in Iowa

WAUKON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian man has died after a large bale of hay fell on him in northeast Iowa.

The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Brent Thomas Gardner, of Brantford, Ontario, was unloading large square bales of hay Tuesday in Waukon.

Gardner was unloading the bales from a semitrailer when one of them fell and hit him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident.

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