46 year old Conrad Pete was working for a tree service felling trees in the river bottoms near Merrimac and Reichmann roads. According to reports one of the bottoms of the trees kicked out (barber chaired) and struck Pete. Pete died at the scene and later confirmed that he died from blunt force trauma to the chest and abdomen.
For more information; http://www.republictimes.net/man-dies-in-tree-cutting-accident-near-valmeyer/
OSHA Inspection Detail; https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/establishment.inspection_detail?id=1091831.015