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Manchester Man Killed in Industrial Accident in Dyersville

One person was killed and another remains hospitalized after an industrial accident at FarmTek in Dyersville yesterday.

According to a press release from the Dyersville Police Department, multiple agencies  and off-duty personnel were called for a fall at Farmtek, 1440 Field of Dreams Way just after 8:30 yesterday morning.

When authorities arrived, they located two male victims that had fallen approximately 20 feet from a portable scaffold. Police assessed both of the victims and immediately began CPR on a non-breathing patient.

One patient was transported to MercyOne Dyersville. The other patient was transported to MercyOne Dubuque.

The patient transported to MercyOne Dyersville, 50 year old Bruce Bockenstedt of Manchester was later pronounced dead.

The patient transported to MercyOne Dubuque was later transferred to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. No update on status is available.

The accident remains under investigation.

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