Richland County man dies in tractor rollover

Wisconsin State Farmer

TOWN OF ORION, Wis. - A 62-year-old Richland Center man was killed following a tractor rollover on June 27.

According to the Richland County Sheriff's Office, the Communications Center received a 911 call at 9:46 p.m. reporting a tractor rollover at 30119 Country Highway O in the town of Orion.

The driver of the tractor, Charles "Charlie" Ray, was operating a small Ford tractor on hilly terrain and was navigating his way down a hill when the vehicle left the path and traveled down a steep ravine.

According to the news release, the front of the tractor struck the ground and flipped over. Rescuers  used UTVs to access the accident scene.

Ray died at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.