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Accident kills Green County farmer

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Gazette Staff
September 11, 2008
— A Green County farmer who got caught in an auger device has died of his injuries.

The Green County Sheriff’s Office and other emergency personnel were sent to N1496 County OK in Spring Grove Township in the southeast part of the county after getting a call at 9:27 a.m. Wednesday.


They found 62-year-old Gary Goecks was caught in the auger. He was extricated and flown to University Hospital, Madison, where he later died.


A preliminary investigation showed Goecks’ leg became caught in the auger.


An autopsy is planned.



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