Earl Lee Schmitt, 57, of Omaha, died at the scene in Bartlett after a vehicle on which he and another man were working shifted off the jack stands and landed on him.

Earl Lee Schmitt, 57, of Omaha, died at the scene in Bartlett after a vehicle on which he and another man were working shifted off the jack stands and landed on him.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office received the call Feb. 16 at approximately 2:16 p.m. of the man pinned at 2049 111th St. The incident occurred near a maintenance shop Schmitt owned on the property.


Thurman Fire and Rescue, Tabor Fire and Rescue and the Fremont County Medical Examiner’s Office assisted the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.