Iowa Teen Killed While Harvesting Corn

06:50PM Sep 23, 2014
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A 16-year-old boy was killed when he fell onto a piece of machinery while harvesting corn, according to Iowa authorities.

The Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office said Conner Weiland, of Storm Lake, fell onto a piece of machinery Monday afternoon while trying to clear a clog. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff's deputies and the county medical examiner are investigating, the Sioux City Journal reported. Additional information was not released.