Authorities ID man killed while working on truck in Dubuque County

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DUBUQUE Co., Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE 10/10: (AP) Authorities have identified a man who was killed while working on a dump truck south of Dubuque.

A death investigation is underway in Dubuque County after a man was found pinned between a dump box and the frame of a truck. Officials with the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a report of a farming accident on Wednesday around 7 p.m. This was south of Dubuque. (MGN)

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says deputies and medics sent to a rural property around 7 p.m. Wednesday found a 61-year-old man, now identified as Philip Sullivan, pinned between the truck's dump box and the truck body. Sullivan was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say it appears Sullivan had been cutting metal on the truck frame when the dump box came down on him.

ORIGINAL: (KWQC) A death investigation is underway in Dubuque County after a man was found pinned between a dump box and the frame of a truck.

Officials with the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a report of a farming accident on Wednesday around 7 p.m. This was south of Dubuque.

Upon arrival, first responders found the 61-year-old victim, who at this time is only being identified as a man from Dubuque County.

Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation revealed the victim was cutting metal on the frame when the dump box came down on top of him.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

The Dubuque County Medical Examiner's Investigators assisted at the scene.