Attack by bull claims life of Harpers Ferry man

Sunday evening, July 28, the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center received a report of a farmer who had been attacked by a bull in a farm pasture at 1418 Conway Road in rural Allamakee County.

John Francis Conway, age 59, of rural Harpers Ferry was in a wooded pasture area when he was fatally attacked by the bull. It was determined that the attack happened in the evening hours of Saturday, July 27. The bull was dispatched on the property by sheriff’s deputies due to its extremely aggressive behavior.

The incident is being investigated by the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office. Assisting at the scene was the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office and Harpers Ferry Fire and Rescue.

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