Sheriff's office: Man injured during Worth Co. shop accident remains hospitalized in fair condition

Authorities have released the names of two people injured when a blade used on a road grader fell on an individual.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019 11:59 AM
Updated: Jun 19, 2019 3:03 PM

WORTH COUNTY, Iowa - A Northwood resident injured when a blade fell at the Worth County Secondary Roads shop remains hospitalized.

The sheriff’s office said 55-year-old Lynn Butler was hospitalized with serious but non-life threatening injuries after the accident Tuesday morning. Butler is still hospitalized for treatment of his injuries. As of Wednesday afternoon, Butler was listed in fair condition.

A second person, 39-year-old Brian Wallin, of Northwood, was treated for his injuries and released.

Authorities responded to a 911 call at 7:18 a.m. Tuesday after a report of a blade used on a road grader fell on an individual.

Butler was taken to MercyOne-North Iowa by Mason City Fire and Ambulance.

Wallin was transported by private vehicle.

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