Belvidere man killed in Rock County farming accident

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ROCK COUNTY, WI (WTVO) – A Belvidere man died in a farming accident overnight.

This happened on a field off N. Fox Road about 20 minutes northwest of Janesville around 1am Tuesday. Investigators say two people, an 18 year-old from Garden Prairie and a 24 year-old from Belvidere, were riding a tractor.

The 24 year-old tried to get off, but slipped on a mud covered ladder and was ran over. Paramedics tried to revive him, but he died at the scene.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. In a statement, the department said it has no reason to suspect foul play.

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