Public Safety

Waucoma man killed in lawn mower rollover wreck

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office photo
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office photo

A Waucoma man was killed Tuesday when the John Deere lawn tractor he was driving rolled over on top of him.

Ronald G. Nolte, 78, was driving the 2011 John Deere Z425 mower on the shoulder in the 22000 block of 275th Street when the vehicle’s wheels went off the shoulder, causing the tractor to roll into a ditch and land on top of Nolte, according to a news release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said Nolte was pronounced dead at the scene.

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