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Jainesville, WI (November 7, 2019) – The name of the Illinois man who died in a tractor accident on Tuesday has been released by the police department in the town of Porter. According to authorities, the incident took place on a farm near the 7500 block of North Fox Road during the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, November 5.

Daniel L. DeRose Jr., 24, of Belvidere, was on a ladder on top of a moving tractor at approximately 1:00 a.m. He slipped off the ladder and was consequently run over by the rear tire of the tractor.

The local deputies and multiple medical personnel came to the scene of the accident. The medical professionals attempted life-saving measures in an effort to save DeRose’s life. Unfortunately, his injuries were too severe and he died at the scene.

The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department conducted an autopsy on the young man on Wednesday. The information from the examiner’s department was released on Thursday, November 7.

The details around the death remain under investigation by the medical examiner’s department and the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

We offer our sincere condolences to the family of Daniel DeRose at this difficult time.

Wrongful Death Accidents In Porter

A blue and orange logo is shown on the side of a black background.The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that each year in the United States there are approximately over 240,000 injuries that cause deaths. According to the National Council on Safety, the risk of dying because of a fall is 1 in 114. The elderly are the highest risk population to fall and die because of their fall-related injuries. The odds of dying in a pedestrian incident are 1 in 556.

The Janesville wrongful death lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices have compassion for families who have lost loved ones in a wrongful death accident. Wrongful death cases are legally complex which is why if you suffered the loss of a loved one you must have help. The Rockford wrongful death attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will give you the guidance you need to be successful in your wrongful death claim.

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