Buffalo County Farmer Identified

A 39-year-old man is dead after a farming accident in western Wisconsin.

The Buffalo County sheriff's department says rescuers found Gregory Schmidtknecht on the ground at about 7;30 Thursday night. He had severe trauma to his back from falling off a tractor that was pulling a plow.

He was pronounced dead on the scene

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