Severe Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Winter Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Current Alerts

Current Alerts Click to learn more

X Close

Click Here for our Friday Night Lights live stream and game chat

Swipe left and right to view more scores

Scores refresh every five minutes. View more scores

Authorities Identify Man Killed, Girl Injured by Tractor

-->
  • Video
  • Photo
Video player is loading
CAMBRIDGE, Iowa (AP) Authorities have identified a man killed and a 9-year-old girl injured when a tractor they were on rolled in central Iowa this weekend.

The Des Moines Register reports that the accident happened Saturday morning near Cambridge.

Story County Sheriff's Capt. Barry Thomas says 42-year-old Noel Shepley was pronounced dead at the scene. Shepley's 9-year-old daughter, who was also riding the older-model tractor, was pinned and had to be freed when deputies arrived.

Thomas says an autopsy has been scheduled for Shepley.

Thomas says his daughter was conscious and alert as the tractor was pulled off. She was flown to Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Preliminary reports show the tractor's tires may have dropped off the road, causing it to roll.