Details Released On Electrocution Accident Near Joy

Just days before the start of National Farm Safety Week, two men were injured in an electrocution accident in Mercer County. The mishap occurred at a grain elevator late last week says Mercer County Sheriff Dave Staley.

The two men injured–22 year old Matt Zimmerman of Joy and 21 year old Dustin Nelson of Geneseo were both taken to Genesis Medical Center in Aledo and then transported to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Staley says both are believed to be improving. The sheriff also adds that the matter is under investigation by OSHA.