Man Killed In Farming Accident

A Westfield, IA man has been killed in a farming accident. On Tuesday, July 22nd, Plymouth County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call for an individual trapped at the 2600 block of K 18 North, in Westfield, IA.

When authorities arrived they found Barry Knapp, 76, deceased at the scene. Knapp was in the process of stacking hay bales when one of the bales fell and landed on him.

The Plymouth County Sheriff and the Plymouth County Medical Examiner have ruled the manner of death as accidental.