One person was killed in a farm accident last night in northeast Iowa. The 41-year-old Dubuque County farmer died after getting caught in an auger.

Dubuque County Sheriff’s deputies and other emergency personnel responded to a call of a person caught in an auger at the farm shortly before 7 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s name is being withheld until family members have been notified.

By Janelle Tucker, KMCH, Manchester