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Fatal Farm Accident - Town of Colfax

On Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6:02 p.m. the Dunn County 911 Center received a report of a male pinned under a tractor on CTH A in the Town of Colfax, Dunn County.

Colfax Fire, Colfax Ambulance and the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene. The WI State Patrol also responded to the scene. Mayo med flight was also requested to respond to the scene.

A 76 YOA male was found pinned under the tire of a small older tractor. He had been using the tractor and a rotary mower on his property. He was extricated from under the tractor and was transported by med flight to Mayo- Eau Claire. He was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

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