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  • Writer's pictureDunn County Sheriff's Office

Fatal Farm Accident - Town of Menomonie

On Monday July 9, 2018 at 2:57 PM the Dunn County 911 Center received a 911 call regarding a male trapped in a hay baler. Dunn County Deputies and Menomonie Fire and Ambulance were dispatched to the scene in the 6900 block of 513th St, Menomonie Township.


Upon arrival Deputies found that the operator of the round baler had gotten caught in the baler and was deceased.


The deceased male, age 67, was from rural Menomonie. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending notification of family.


Also assisting on scene was the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.




Updated Information:


The name of the deceased is Danny Eckert, age 67 of Menomonie, WI

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