Tractor tips over, kills 72-year-old driver

Tractor tips over, kills 72-year-old driver

A 72-year-old man was killed by his tractor after it tipped over and crushed him Tuesday.

The Sauk County Communications Center received a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday reporting a man pinned under a farm tractor on Jacoby Road in the township of Honey Creek, according to a post on the Sauk County website.

According to Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister, the man was driving on an elevated feed bunk when part of the wall collapsed. When the wall collapsed, the tractor rolled on its side and crushed the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sauk County coroner.

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