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Rural Cashton man rescued from under skidsteer


January 19, 2023

On January 10, 2023, at 11:45 a.m. Walter A. Hemmersbach, age 73, of rural Cashton was working on an old Skid-steer loader when the safety arm holding the loader failed. The bucket then lowered without warning trapping Hemmersbach. Walter Hemmersbach was able to reach his cell phone and call for help. Cashton Fire and First responders, Lafarge EMS, and Vernon County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Responders used a front-end loader to assist in lifting the bucket enough so Hem...

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