The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call requesting emergency medical services at 12:21 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Tractor Central Inc, located at W5551 Main St., in the village of Sheldon.
The caller said a person was pinned underneath a tractor.
Rusk County Ambulance, Rusk County First Responders, Sheldon Fire Department and Rusk County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched.
Prior to first responders arriving, Tractor Central employees had extricated an adult male from under a front end loader attached to a farm tractor.
The injured man was transported to the Sheldon Air Ambulance loading zone, where they were met by Life Link III.
The patient died from his injuries prior to being transported by Life Link III.
The victim's name is not being released pending notification of extended family.
The incident is currently being investigated by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Rusk County Medical Examiner’s Office and OSHA.
Further information will be released at a later date.
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