Monticello Man Dies in Fatal Farm Accident
October 15, 2020
At approximately 1:56 p.m., on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the Green County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting that an individual was trapped under the head of a combine in a farm field located along Little Sugar Lane, in Washington Township, west of the Village of Monticello. The Monticello Fire Department, Green County EMS, Monticello Police, MedFlight and Green County Deputies responded to the scene.
The initial investigation indicated that John P. Marty, 62, rural Monticello, had been using a combine to pick soybeans at that location. It appears that the...