A man was killed in the collapse of a barn last night in southeast Iowa. A call for service was received by the Mahaska County 911 Center around 6:05 p.m. in reference to a barn collapse.
Authorities responded and found one man trapped under what was described as an old cattle stable. Despite a rescue attempt, the man died on the scene.
Officials are not releasing an official cause death at this time. The name of the deceased also is being withheld pending notification of family. The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the accident.
By Charlie Comfort, KBOE, Oskaloosa