On September 10, at 6:36 p.m. the Arcadia Police Department and the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to an EMS call at the Arcadia Town Shop. Upon arrival at the location, the Arcadia officer requested assistance indicating they were performing CPR on the victim. Efforts to revive the victim, Stephen I. Bickell II, 35, of Eau Claire, Wis., were unsuccessful. The victim was pronounced deceased by the Trempealeau County Corner Bonnie Kindschy.
Bickell was outside the Town Hall Shop and appeared to have been changing a tire to an end loader when the incident occurred. There were no indications of foul play, trauma or mechanical failure.
Along with the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office and Arcadia Police, the Arcadia First Responders, Arcadia Fire Department, Tri-State Ambulance and Mayo One responded to this incident, which is still under investigation.