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64-year-old man killed in tractor accident in the town of Genoa

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office reports that 64-year-old Steven Rybold was moving dirt on his property on Amann Rd in the town of Genoa just before 1 o’clock on Saturday when the tractor he was operating went over an embankment. The embankment was approximately 30 feet high and the tractor overturned and pinned Steven Rybold under the tractor at the bottom of the embankment.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Genoa Fire and First Responders along with Tri-State Ambulance responded to the scene and lifted the tractor off of Rybold. Vernon County Coroner Betty Nigh pronounced Rybold dead at the scene.

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