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Worth County Secondary Roads Employees Injured in Work Place Accident

posted on 6/18/19

On Tuesday June 18, 2019, at approximately 0718 hours, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a subject that stated that at the Worth County Secondary Roads shop located on 13th St. S. in Northwood, a blade had fallen on an individual and the individual was conscious and breathing but was injured. Upon arrival of the Worth County Deputy, it was learned that there were two victims, Lynn Butler (55 years of age) and Brian Wallin (39 years of age) both of Northwood and employees of Worth County Secondary Roads. Butler was transported by Mason City Fire and Ambulance to Mercy One North Iowa with serious but non- life threatening injuries and Wallin was transported to Mercy One North Iowa by private vehicle with non-life threatening injuries. Butler was admitted to the hospital for treatment of his injuries and at this time still remains in hospital care. Wallin was treated for his injuries and released.