Fatal accident at business west of Hull – July 14

On Friday, July 14, at 10:15 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal accident that occurred on a business property at Livestock Equipment & Manufacturing, 3099 320th Street, two miles west of Hull, IA.

Harvard Punt, age 69, of Hull, was working on a load of cattle gates that were on the flatbed of a pickup. Punt climbed on the bed to secure the load when the gates fell from the vehicle, crushing Punt underneath.

Punt died as a result of the injuries.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Hull Fire Department and the Sioux County Medical Examiner.