Authorities say 75-year-old eastern Iowa man killed by skid loader

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WHEATLAND, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities have identified an eastern Iowa man killed in a skid loader accident.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday said 75-year-old Owen H. Boedeker, of Wheatland, died in the accident Monday morning at a business in the small community.

Wheatland emergency responders were called to the business and found a boom attached to the skid loader had hit and killed Boedeker.

Wheatland is about 25 miles northwest of Davenport.