Man killed when tractor overturns in Lincoln County field

MERRILL, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a man died after the tractor he was operating flipped over in a field in Lincoln County.

Deputies and paramedics were dispatched to the field in the Town of Merrill shortly before 4 p.m. Monday where they found a 46-year-old man pinned underneath the tractor. They worked to free the man, but he died at the scene.

Authorities say the victim was using the tractor to try to remove a large truck that was stuck in the field when the tractor flipped over and pinned him underneath.