Kelly McGowan. From The Des Moines Register. Posted on October 8, 2016. Original article.


A 22-month-old boy died Tuesday evening after either jumping or falling from a skid loader near Afton.

Calab Allen Brammer Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene after first responders made efforts to save him.

Union County sheriff’s deputies and emergency responders were called at 6:09 p.m. Tuesday to 2683 205th St. in Afton for an accident involving a skid loader, the Creston News Advertiser reported.

The boy’s father, Calab Brammer of Lorimor, reported the accident and said his son was riding on the lap of the skid loader’s driver and ended up on the ground.

An air ambulance was called, but not needed, according to the Creston News Advertiser.

The Union County Sheriff’s report was not immediately available Saturday.

A celebration of life service was set for noon on Saturday at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton.