Sedro-Woolley, WA – Firefighters and medics from the Sedro-Woolley Fire Department and Skagit County Fire District 8 responded to the 27000 block of Burmaster Road around 7:41 a.m. on July 29th, 2020 for reports of a farming accident at a local farm.
According to friends of the victim, family members stopped at the farm and noticed a tractor tipped over on a hillside in the field and a young family member went to check on the farmer. The farmer, a 56-year old Sedro-Woolley man was found pinned beneath the tractor and died at the scene.
The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office and Skagit County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene to investigate the accident and take possession of the man’s body. The Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death.
The man has not been officially identified by the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office.