TOMAHAWK, WI (WSAU) - A Tomahawk man is hospitalized after being run over by a tractor Sunday. Lincoln County Sheriff’s investigators say the 57-year-old victim was working on a farm tractor when it rolled onto him and over his chest. The man had apparently tried to start the tractor while it was in gear.
The incident happened just before noon in the Town of Rock Falls at a farm on County highway E. The man was initially taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk, but then flown to St. Joseph’s Hospital’s trauma center by Spirit air.
His name and medical condition have not been released.