Tony Schmoll

The rural Willmar man who died in a utility tractor rollover Wednesday afternoon has been identified by family.

Tony Schmoll, age 67, was operating a utility tractor on the side of a creek embankment when the tractor tipped and trapped Schmoll underneath a little before 6 p.m. near the 7000 block of 12 Street NW. Emergency crews rushed to the scene, where Schmoll was pronounced deceased. The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s department was assisted at the scene by the Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad, Spicer Ambulance and First Responders and CentraCare Ambulance.