Deputies ID man killed in Bowdish Rd farm accident

Linn County, IA – According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

It happened on Bowdish Road West of Whittier Road.

Linn County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a farm accident.

The responding deputies found one adult male victim.

LCSO officials said that the 73-year-old man died after falling from a field processor.

They say that he stopped to make some adjustments to the equipment and slipped and fell.

He was later identified as Stephen Martin.

The incident was discovered by Martin’s family who initiated the call.

No other information is available at the moment.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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