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UPDATE: Name of man who died in farming accident released

UPDATE: Authorities confirm that the victim was 61 year old Philip J. Sullivan.


DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL)– Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office and Rescue Services responded to a report of a farming accident south of Dubuque on Wednesday around 7 PM.

Emergency responders arrived to find a 61 year old man pinned between the dump box and the frame of the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation revealed that the victim was cutting metal on the frame when the dump box came down on top of him.

This is a developing story.

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