Tractor Rollover Claims Life Of NW Iowa Farmer

Thu 7-11-2019

(Primghar)-- A tractor rollover in O'Brien county has claimed the life of a northwest Iowa farmer.

The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office says 78-year-old Gary Jungjohan was mowing a road shoulder when the 4020 John Deere tractor he was operating rolled into the ditch on top of him. Authorities say the tractor had a bush mower mounted on a three-point hitch.

Authorities were called to the scene around 6:00 pm at the intersection of 420th Street and Van Buren Avenue near Sutherland.

Jungjohan was pronounced dead at the scene by the O'Brien County Medical Examiner.

The mishap remains under investigation.