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      Man dies in tractor accident near Pleasantville

      File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)
      File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)
      PLEASANTVILLE (AP) - A man trimming branches at his home in southwestern Wisconsin has died after his tractor overturned and pinned him underneath.

      The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says 73-year-old Ardell M. Schroeder was trimming branches from a tractor at his home near Pleasantville just before 3 p.m. Friday when the tractor overturned.

      Firefighters extracted him and he was put aboard a medical helicopter, and later died of his injuries.

      The accident remains under investigation.