Ellsworth man dies in Pierce County tractor accident

An Ellsworth man has died in a tractor accident in Pierce County of western Wisconsin.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement Saturday that deputies were called to the scene in Salem Township southeast of Ellsworth about 10 p.m. Friday. They found 38-year-old Travis Anderson of Ellsworth near a tractor with unspecified traumatic injuries.

Paramedics took Anderson to a nearby helicopter landing zone on U.S. Highway 10, where the Pierce County medical examiner pronounced him dead.

The accident remains under investigation.