Man killed after accident at North Iowa farm


FOREST CITY, Iowa – A man died after falling from a silo in North Iowa Monday morning.

Law enforcement says it was called to 3020 Highway 69, south of Forest City, around 8:55 am.  A 46-year-old male employee reportedly fell from a silo and was not breathing.  He was transported by Mercy Air Med to the hospital but an official says he could not be saved.

This incident happened near the Branstad Farm Cattle Lot, owned by the Monroe ‘Monte’ Branstad, the brother of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating this matter and has released no details.

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