Tree Accident

By: News Release
May 7th, 2018

On May 6, 2018 AT 1:18pm the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person pinned beneath a tree.
An adult male, 65-year old Stephen Michael Smith of Postville,  had been cutting a tree down at a residence and the tree fell on the individual.  Smith was pinned under the tree and was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the incident.
The incident remains under investigation by the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office.
Assisting at the scene was the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Veterans Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service & Waukon Pioneer Fire Department.