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Tractor falls through barn floor killing 71-year-old

Fatal farm accident in rural Barneveld

MADISON, Wis. - A man is dead after being pinned underneath a tractor in rural Barneveld Saturday.

Iowa County Sheriff's deputies said the 911 Center got a call around 5:30 p.m. that a farm tractor had fallen through a barn floor and that someone was trapped.

It happened at a farm on Mounds View Road in Barneveld.

When rescue crews got to the farm they found Kenneth Powell, 71, pinned beneath the tractor, according to a release.

Med Flight was called and emergency crews pulled Powell out, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.


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