LAMOTTE, Iowa — A 7-year-old LaMotte boy died after a four-wheeler rolled over while he was doing farm chores Thursday night.
Jackson County Sheriff Deputies Russ Long and Mike Peters said 7-year-old Austin Reuter was pronounced dead at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque. Deputies were called at 7:21 p.m. Thursday to the Mark Stillmunkes farm, 28620 Centerville Road in rural LaMotte.
Deputies said Austin Reuter was operating a Club Car 4x4 alone while doing farm chores when the vehicle rolled over. The accident was discovered by his mother, Karla.
Reuter is the son of Karla Reuter of the Centerville Road address and Roland Reuter of Potosi, Wis.
Deputies say the investigation into the accident continues. LaMotte Fire and Rescue and Bellevue Ambulance assisted.
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