- Associated Press - Thursday, July 24, 2014

WESTFIELD, Iowa (AP) - A northwest Iowa man has died after being hit with a hay bale.

The Le Mars Daily Sentinel reports (https://bit.ly/1lyRu37 ) 76-year-old Barry E. Knapp, of Westfield, died Tuesday while stacking hay bales.

The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office says authorities were called Tuesday afternoon about someone trapped under a bale.

Knapp was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Plymouth County medical examiner ruled the death as an accident.

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Information from: Daily Sentinel, https://www.lemarssentinel.com


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