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Man killed in utility vehicle accident


WOODMAN (WKOW) -- A man was killed when he was run over by a trailer carrying wood.

The Grant County Sheriff's Department says the victim is 61-year-old Jerry Hirsch of Boscobel.

On Tuesday, Hirsch and another man were hauling wood using a Polaris Ranger utility vehicle and a trailer.  They were traveling down Irish Ridge Road when the two vehicles jackknifed.  The men used a winch to straighten them out when the vehicles started rolling down the hill.  Hirsch was run over by the trailer.

He was pronounced dead at Boscobel Area Health Care.

Online reporting by WKOW Staff

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