On Thursday, June 8th, 2023, at about 6:50 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a
911 call reporting a farm tractor rollover in the Town of Springfield in Jackson County,
Wisconsin. The caller indicated she had not seen or heard from her husband for a while so she
went to check on him, locating him pinned beneath his farm tractor in a field about a half mile
south of their residence.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Taylor First Responders, and Black River Falls EMS
responded to the scene. Upon arrival, medical personnel determined that the driver of the tractor
was clearly deceased as a result of the rollover.
The deceased party was identified as Edward A. Buchholz, 76, from rural Taylor, Wisconsin.
Evidence gathered at the scene showed that Buchholz was attempting to load round bales of hay
onto a wagon, when some sort mechanical failure occurred with the tractor he was operating.
The tractor showed damaged consistent with rolling over at least one time. Buchholz was ejected
from the tractor and pinned underneath.
The Jackson County Deputy Medical Examiner responded to the scene to assist.
This case is closed with no further investigation needed. This is all the information being
released at this time.

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