spring safety

Tractor restorer killed when machine rolls over on him

· August 30, 2019

Illinois man John Hoffman, who made name for himself through his restoration work with John Deere machinery, was killed recently when a tractor he was unloading rolled over on him. He was 60. The Northwest Herald said that Hoffman, who was also a farmer, was pronounced dead at the scene. Reports show that local fire/rescue personnel […]

Kansas man dies after skid steer bucket accident

· April 17, 2018

A Penalosa, Kansas man died Monday night after a tragic farming accident involving a skid steer. According to the Reno County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Bruce Smith, 34, was working with another individual on setting T-posts into the ground with the skid steer. While setting the first post, Smith was standing slightly underneath the bucket holding […]

Utah cowboy miraculously survives after horse face stomp

· January 24, 2018

A Utah cowboy is lucky to be alive after a horrific horseback accident last week. On Tuesday, Jan. 16 Jordan Jones was moving cattle on a ranch near Crescent Junction, Utah, something his family said, “he has done many times before without problem.” This time as he went to dismount, his horse spooked sending Jones […]

Iowa teenager dies in end loader roll over

· December 19, 2017

Our deepest condolences go out to this Iowa family after hearing this tragic news from over the weekend. On Saturday, the Sac County Sheriff’s Office and Wall Lake Fire/Rescue responded to the 2100 mile of 340th Northwest of Wall Lake at 12:44 p.m. of a reported end loader roll over. When responders arrived they found […]

Minnesota man dies after getting caught in PTO

· December 7, 2017

A 71-year-old Isanti County, Minnesota man died Wednesday morning after getting caught in the PTO of some farm equipment. According to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a 911 call about 10:24 a.m. Wednesday of a man caught in a PTO of farm equipment on the 30000 block of Highway 47 in NW Bradford […]

Iowa 4-year-old dies after grain wagon accident

· November 27, 2017

Our hearts ache with this news from western Iowa over the weekend. Four-year-old Jason Segebart was killed Sunday afternoon when he was run over by a grain wagon on his grandparents’ farm near Schleswig, Iowa. According to WOMT, his father was backing up the wagon and didn’t know the child was standing behind it. Family members […]

Montana wind developer dies after tractor tips off trailer

· November 16, 2017

A Montana farmer and wind developer was killed over the weekend after the tractor he was trying to load onto a trailer tipped over and crushed him. Martin Wilde, 61, was attempting to load an open-cab tractor with a farm implement attached onto a flatbed, when the tractor tipped off and landed on him, causing […]

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