An area farmer was killed Monday in an accident on property he farms in Jersey County. 71 year old Roger “Cat” Vahle of Kane died after the Jersey County Coroner says Vahle became pinned between two tractors late Monday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Coroner Larry Alexander says it appears Vahle was on one tractor and got off to work on a second tractor and the first kept running and pinned him between the two. Visitation for Vahle is today from 4-8pm at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.