Man dies pulling tractor from mud in Wisconsin

Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 --- 5:36 p.m.

TOWN OF WELLINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a 19-year-old man trying to free a tractor stuck in mud in southwestern Wisconsin was killed when he was hit in the head by a tow strap.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says authorities found the man dead about 7:50 p.m. Friday. Authorities identify the victim as Aaron Brockman of New Lisbon.

The La Crosse Tribune reports the death is under investigation.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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