Name of the Victim of Fatal Tractor Accident Now Released
Linn County authorities are releasing the name of a man who was killed in a farm accident.
The sheriff and rescue crews were called out shortly after 5pm Thursday (May 21) to a farm-related accident on Walford Road, southeast of the Eastern Iowa Airport and south of Cedar Rapids.
Emergency personnel found that a tractor attachment had collapsed, killing the tractor driver.
The victim is now identified as 62 year old Clarence Volesky of Cedar Rapids. Volesky was pronounced dead at the scene.