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Man killed in tractor accident in Kewaunee County

Posted at 7:56 AM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-08 09:18:04-04

LUXEMBURG, Wis. — The Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department received a call reporting a tractor on fire on Tonet Road north of County Road K in the town of Luxemburg, around 12:55 Saturday morning.

It was reported that someone may have still been in the tractor, and it had rolled and hit the power lines.

Sheriff's deputies, and Luxemburg Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. The fire was extinguished and the tractor was towed to a stable location, where firefighters used the jaws of life to enter the tractor.

A 54-year-old Green Bay man found inside the tractor was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.