10 Year old killed in Lyon County Farm Accident

A TEN-YEAR-OLD BOY DIED IN A NORTHWEST IOWA FARMING ACCIDENT. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT JUST BEFORE 6:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, THEY RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL OF AN ACCIDENT NEARLY THREE MILES SOUTH OF INWOOD ON HIGHWAY 18. INWOOD EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AND DEPUTIES FROM THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WERE DISPATCHED. THE CANTON-INWOOD AMBULANCE FROM CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA ALSO RESPONDED TO THE SCENE. ACCORDING TO LYON COUNTY SHERIFF STEWART VANDER STOEP, A FAMILY MEMBER WAS MOVING A ROUND BALE WITH A SKID LOADER AND SOMEHOW THE BALE MOVED AND FELL OFF OF THE UNIT AND ROLLED OVER 10-YEAR-OLD MARCUS BLOM OF INWOOD. VANDER STOEP SAYS THE SANFORD AIR-MED HELICOPTER FROM SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA LANDED AT THE SITE OF THE ACCIDENT. BUT HE SAYS THAT DUE TO THE EXTENT OF HIS INJURIES, BLOM DIED AT THE SCENE.