Man killed in farm accident identified

Wisconsin State Farmer

TOWN OF KEWASKUM – The name has been released of the 36-year-old man who died in a farm accident in the town of Kewaskum last week.


The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has reported that Erick Medina Castellana of the Village of Kewaskum died from injuries sustained on Jan. 26, 2018.

Law enforcement officials say rescue crews from the Kewaskum Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene around 1:44 a.m. following the report of a man trapped under a large compacted bale of corn stalks. The incident occurred at a farm located on Forest View Road in the town of Kewaskum.

While the incident remains under investigation, officials say the Castellana’s death appears to be an accident.