• May 22, 2017

One Killed in Work Accident at Viafield in Winthrop, IA

Winthrop, IA -- A work-related incident in the area of Winthrop, IA lead to the death of an unidentified worker Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Police officials say the man was killed while working at a Vitafield grain facility at 154 Madison Street around 1:51 p.m. At the time of the report, it appeared the man was hospitalized after being found next to a grain cart. The unidentified man died a short time later.

The official investigation into the incident is ongoing and more information, including the victim's identity and the cause of the incident, may be forthcoming.

There was no further information regarding the deadly workplace incident.

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