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Man Dies After Bale of Hay Falls on Him in Iowa

Posted at: 11/20/2013 9:39 PM

WAUKON, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a Canadian man has died after a large bale of hay fell on him in northeast Iowa.
    
The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old Brent Thomas Gardner, of Brantford, Ontario, was unloading large square bales of hay Tuesday in Waukon.
    
Gardner was unloading the bales from a semitrailer when one of them fell and hit him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    
Authorities continue to investigate the accident.

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