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Medical Crews Respond to Field Workers Sprayed by Crop Duster

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Field workers sprayed by crop duster in Story County. (WHO-HD)

STORY COUNTY, Iowa – Emergency crews are on scene after a crop duster sprayed chemicals on detasslers in a field near Collins Friday morning.

Crews were called to an area just about a half mile west of the intersection of 690th Avenue and 330th Street around 7:45 a.m. Officials say a crop dusting plane was spraying chemicals on a field where people were detassling corn and the workers became ill.

Officials tell our crew on the scene the workers are receiving treatment and are expected to be OK.

This is a developing story, we will update it with more information as it becomes available.