Accident At Perkins Corner Business Claims A Life

Hull, Iowa — A Hull man has died as the result of a business accident at Perkins Corner, two miles west of Hull.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, July 14, at 10:15 a.m., 69-year-old Harvard Punt of Hull was working on a load of cattle gates that were on the flatbed of a pickup at Livestock Equipment & Manufacturing. They tell us Punt climbed on the bed to secure the load when the gates fell from the vehicle, crushing Punt underneath.

According to the report, Punt died as a result of the injuries.

The sheriff’s office says the Sioux Center Police Department, Hull Fire Department, and the Sioux County Medical Examiner assisted them with the response to the accident.