A Northeast Iowa man has been killed in a tractor rollover in Fayette County.

The accident happened at about 3pm Thursday (Aug. 16); the Fayette County Sheriff received a 911 call reporting a tractor rollover on "P" Avenue, northeast of St. Lucas, with a person trapped underneath the machinery.

68 year old Linus Kuennen of Fort Atkinson was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation indicated that Kuennen appeared to be doing farm work, when his tractor rolled into a deep ditch.

The Fayette County Sheriff was assisted by the Tri-State Ambulance, St. Lucas Fire Department, Waucoma Fire Department, and Hawkeye First Responders.