WAVERLY – An Iowa farmer is dead after a work accident near Waverly.
On Thursday April 15, 2021 at approximately 9:00 PM the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1808 Euclid Avenue in Waverly to assist with a farm implement related medical emergency. Dale Clewell, age 63 of Waverly, was identified as the person involved and was pronounced dead at the scene. Clewell was working on a planter when the jack supporting it apparently shifted, causing the planter to fall on top of him, resulting in his death. There is no foul play suspected. An autopsy is scheduled to be completed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner.
The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Waverly Ambulance, Waverly Fire Department, and Plainfield First Responders.