Cedar Rapids Weather
HIgh Wind Gust Leads to Man's Death
BENTON, Iowa - South central Iowa authorities said high winds are to blame for the death of a man Friday.
The Ringgold County Sheriff's department reported the storm-related fatality to the National Weather Service.
The sheriff's report said it happened near Benton just before 10:00 Friday morning. The report said a thunderstorm-force wind gust blew over a 30-foot conveyor belt, killing the man.
Authorities have not identified the victim.
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