Eastern Iowa man dies in skid loader accident
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Eastern Iowa man dies in skid loader accident

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WHEATLAND, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in a skid loader accident in the small eastern Iowa city of Wheatland.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened Monday morning at a business where a person was operating a skid loader. Wheatland emergency responders were called to the business and found a boom attached to the skid loader had hit and killed the person, described only as a male.

The victim’s name wasn’t released until relatives could be notified.

Wheatland is about 25 miles northwest of Davenport.

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