Omro Man Killed In Bulldozing Accident

A 55-year-old Omro man was killed Wednesday afternoon
while using a bulldozer to clear cut tree limbs from a field in the Town of
Nepeuskun. Winnebago County Sheriff’s officials say he was working in a field
on County Highway E and Rush Lake Drive Road pushing a pile of tree limbs
cleared from the field when a cut tree limb protruded through the cab of the
bulldozer and struck him. He died of his injuries. In addition to Sheriff’s
deputies, the Wisconsin State Patrol, and Berlin Fire and Rescue responded to
the scene. The accident was reported just before 2 p.m.