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One Dead After 4 Go for Tractor Ride During Boone Co. Field Party

A man was killed early Tuesday morning after he was crushed by a tractor.

Nine people were at a field party on the 11000 block of Big Bone Road in Union when four decided go for a tractor ride, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Office. 

As the tractor headed down a slope on grass moistened by dew, it started to slide. The riders jumped off the tractor which then rolled over on top of them, killing him. The victim, was identified as Jared Arlinghaus, 21, of Burlington.

The accident is being investigated by the sheriff's office. 

-Staff report