ETRICK, Wis. — Authorities say a western Wisconsin man has died in a rotary mower accident.

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department says 47-year-old Brady Olson of Ettrick was operating a tractor with a rotary mower attached. A preliminary investigation found the tractor was heading downhill when Olson somehow became entangled between the tractor and the mower.

The accident was reported just before 7:30 p.m. Monday. Olson died at the scene.

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