SIBLEY, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a Spirit Lake man is dead after falling off a wind turbine in rural Osceola County in northwest Iowa.
KTIV-TV in Sioux City says the sheriff’s office says 33-year-old Christopher Paulette fell nearly 60 feet on Monday. The accident happened while Paulette was working on the wind turbine for NextEra Energy near Ocheyedan (oh-CHEE’-duhn). Paulette was taken to a Sibley hospital, where he died.
The accident remains under investigation.