Name Released in Fatal Alamakee Co. Accident

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a farm accident.

Authorities were called to a farm field northwest of Dorchester, Iowa at 9:23 p.m. for a report of a person being run over by a combine.

Police say a man from Caledonia, Minnesota, 64-year-old Gerald Myhre, was run over when a combine backed up to unload corn into a wagon.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation by the Allamakee County Sheriff's Office.

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