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UPDATE: Authorities ID man killed in Lansing area farm accident

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LANSING, Iowa (AP) - -

 Authorities have identified a man killed in a northeastern Iowa farm accident.

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Richard Weber was killed when he was caught in a piece of farm equipment. Another person, identified as 52-year-old Christopher Weber, was seriously injured when he, too, became caught in the forage wagon.

The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday about 5 miles (8 kilometers) west-northwest of Lansing.

The sheriff's office says Richard Weber died at the scene. Christopher Weber was flown to a La Crosse hospital for treatment.

It was not clear how the two men are related.


Authorities say one man was killed and another injured in northeast Iowa when they were caught in a piece of farm equipment.

The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday in Allamakee County, about 5 miles (8 kilometers) west-northwest of Lansing.

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office says the two were working on a forage wagon. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was flown to a La Crosse hospital for treatment.

Their names and other information about the accident haven't been released.

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