Logging Fatality

Logging Incident Results in Death

On September 26, 2021, at just after noon, the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a logging incident on Big Green Road, Woodman Township, Grant County, Wisconsin. Upon investigation, it was found that Ronald Conley, age 58 of Mt Hope, was cutting trees for firewood when a falling tree struck him. Mt Hope Fire, Boscobel Fire, Boscobel EMS, West Grant First Responders, Woodman First Responders, Wisconsin DNR, and the Grant County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene, but Conley succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Conley was pronounced deceased by the Grant County Coroner's Office.