The Ottumwa Courier

June 27, 2013

Victim named in fork lift accident


Ottumwa Courier

---- — CANTRIL — The fork lift driver killed in an accident in Cantril Monday afternoon has been named.

The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Jerome B. Horst, 28, of rural Arbela, Mo.

At approximately 5 p.m. Monday, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call requesting an ambulance following a fork lift accident at Cantril Feed & Grain. Van Buren County ambulance and Cantril first responders were dispatched and responded to the scene.

Horst was life-flighted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he later died of his injuries.