POLK COUNTY - A 57-year-old man has died after authorities in Polk County responded to a call of a subject being pinned underneath a vehicle in Amery, WI, according to a press release from the Amery Police Department.

Press Release

On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at approximately 2:39 PM, the Amery Police Department was dispatched to an address in the 400 block of Minneapolis Avenue for a report of a subject pinned underneath a vehicle.

Officers from the Amery Police Department responded to the scene along with members of the Amery Fire Department, Amery First Responders, and the Amery Area Ambulance Service. The Life Link lll helicopter was also dispatched to respond.

The initial investigation revealed that a 57-year-old male subject had been working on a vehicle when he became pinned underneath the vehicle. Several nearby citizens rushed to the scene to provide assistance.

Life-saving measures were performed, unfortunately, the male subject did not survive.

The incident remains under investigation by the Polk County Medical Examiners Office and the Amery Police Department.

-- Per Amery Police Department

Last Update: Jul 14, 2022 10:41 am CDT

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