JESUP MAN INJURED IN FAYETTE COUNTY TREE STAND FALL

Written by Theresa Rose on October 31, 2015

CLERMONT – A Jesup man was injured while deer hunting on Friday after falling from a tree stand.

Timothy Lindquist, 67, fell approximately 20-feet from a homemade tree stand while bow hunting Friday morning outside of Clermont in Fayette County. He was not wearing a safety harness. He was discovered by two other men he was hunting with shortly after 11 a.m. Friday.

Lindquist was taken by ambulance to Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union and then transported by helicopter to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City where he was being treated for chest injuries.

The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.