Farming Accident

By: News Release
Oct 10th, 2019

    The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office along with Key West Ambulance and Rescue Services responded to a report of a farming accident south of Dubuque at approximately 7:00 PM this date.
    Upon arrival of emergency responders the victim, a 61 year old male Dubuque County resident, was located pinned between the dump box and the frame of the truck. The victim was prounouced deceased at the scene. The investigation revealed that the victim was cutting metal on the frame when the dump box came down on top of him.
     The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family. 
     The Dubuque County Medical Examiner's Investigors assisted at the scene.


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