Brent Thomas Gardner, who is originally from Brantford, Ontario, had been unloading large sized square bales of hay. Somehow one of the bales fell and struck him and Gardner passed away almost immediately.
It seems danger is lurking everywhere, even during mundane and everyday tasks, making it important to always keep an eye out for potential hazards.
Law enforcement authorities in North East Iowa are currently investigating a 43-year-old man’s untimely death. Brent Thomas Gardner, originally from Brantford, Ontario, had been offloading large sized square bales of hay.
Somehow one of the bales fell from the semi-trailer, striking him. Sadly, Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of right now, little is known about the traumatic occurrence. Gardner had been unloading hay from a semitrailer, which is when the bale fell from.
It remains unclear how high the bales were stacked or if anything else contributed, making it fall. Thus far it’s believed the incident was simply a horrific accident.
The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for investigating the case.