GREENFIELD, Iowa — Authorities are investigating the death of a man in a farming accident in southwestern Iowa.

Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the accident happened Wednesday just southeast of Greenfield in Adair County.

Officials say 57-year-old Edward Carl and two others were moving corn from a wagon to a grain cart using a grain vacuum on Wednesday when the wagon rolled over Carl.

Authorities say Carl was pronounced dead at the scene.


Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.