CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A man who was helping to clear downed trees was killed Tuesday when he was partially run over by a skid loader, Linn County Sheriff's official said.
Deputies were called to the scene near Cedar Rapids.
Robert Carson, 60, of Marion, was using a Bobcat skid loader to move the trees when he partially backed up over a man who was helping him, the sheriff's office said in a news release.
The man died at the scene. His name was not released.
An investigation is continuing.
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