Man killed by falling tree while logging in Grant County

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WOODMAN, Wis. — A Grant County man was hit and killed by a falling tree while cutting trees for firewood over the weekend.

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Ronald Conley of Mt. Hope was hit by the falling tree just after noon on Sunday. The accident happened on Big Green Road.

Conley died at the scene.

The Mt. Hope and Boscobel fire departments, Boscobel emergency medical services, West Grant first responders, Woodman first responders, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded.