DNR investigating death of hunter in NE Iowa

HARPERS FERRY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a northeast Iowa man has died while hunting.

The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called Monday night to a wooded area near Harpers Ferry.

A hunter had found an acquaintance who had also been hunting on the property.

The body was identified as 70-year-old Serenus P. Platten, of Harpers Ferry.

Platten had fallen from a tree stand.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating the death.

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