Tree Stand Fall Kills Allamakee County Hunter

HARPERS FERRY, Iowa - An Harpers Ferry man died while hunting Monday evening.

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Department said Serenus P. Platten, 70, was hunting in a wooded area near 1338 Hawes Road in Harpers Ferry at 7:52 p.m. when he fell from a tree stand. An acquaintance, who was also hunting, found him unresponsive.

Deputies say died at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
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