An eastern Iowa logging company is mourning the loss of one its employees killed in an accident Tuesday.
The Clayton County Sheriff's Office said Jason Steger, of Greeley, died when a log hit another standing tree causing it to fall. The tree fell over hitting Steger.
The sheriff's office said Steger, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene. The OSHA has been notified since it is considered a work-related accident.
Steger was an employee at Kendrick Forest Products, based in Edgewood. A Facebook post on the company's website said he joined the company in 1997 at the age of 16 as a material handler and took on new tasks and positions over the years.
According to the post, Steger leaves behind a girlfriend and three children.