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Fatal Farm Accident in Dubuque County

One person has died following a farming accident in Dubuque County on Sunday night.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says shortly after 7:30 pm, emergency personnel responded to 13797 Hammerand Road west of Sherrill for a tractor rollover accident. The Iowa State Patrol and Sherrill EMS and Fire also responded to the scene.

The tractor pinned the operator, who was extricated and then transported to MercyOne Hospital.

The operator, whose name has not yet been released, was later pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation.

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