FRIDAY 6/28/19 2:23 p.m.
KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) — The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man who died after being trapped under a UTV Thursday.
Officials say 76-year-old Wayne Paral was operating the UTV on a trail adjacent to the bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan when the unit went off the ledge. The UTV reportedly rolled over the man.
Due to the limited access of the incident, Units from Kewaunee Rescue, Calrton First Responders along with the Kewaunee Fire Department responded to retrieve the male subject who was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries sustained in the accident.
76-year-old passes away after flipping his UTV
THURSDAY 6/27/19 9:34 PM
KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) – On Thursday at approximately 7:06 PM, the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded in the Town of Carlton for a 76-year-old male who was involved in an accident involving a UTV.
A caller reported that the male was trapped under the UTV and not breathing.
Upon investigation, it was revealed that the male had been driving it on a trail adjacent to the bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan when the unit went off the ledge rolling on top of him.
The male was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries sustained in the accident.
The investigation into this accident is ongoing and the name of the deceased party is being withheld pending notification of the family.