Linn County: 73-year-old man died in Linn County after falling off farm equipment: LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) – Deputies and emergency personnel responded to a fatal farm accident in Linn County on Wednesday morning.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said Stephen Jay Martin, 73, of Springville, Iowa, died after falling from a terrain processor. They say he stopped to make some adjustments to the equipment and slipped and fell.
The field Martin was working on is located on Bowdish Rd. West of Whittier Road.
Martin’s family made the first call to authorities, who responded at 7:42 a.m.