BANGOR Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A La Crosse County man is dead following a farming accident. The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office says a 911 call came in around 6 p.m. yesterday for a man pinned under a tractor in a field on Prairie Road in the town of Bangor.

When first responders arrived, 74-year-old James Russell Johnson had died from his injuries. An initial investigation indicates Johnson was driving a tractor pulling a fertilizer spreader across a hillside when the combination tipped over, trapping him under the tractor.