Coloma man killed in crash with tractor

A 28-year-old Coloma man died Thursday, July 30 when his car struck a farm tractor on Highway 49 near Fremont.

At 3:50 p.m. July 30, a southbound Nissan Sentra driven by Daniel Anckner, 28 of Coloma, crossed the centerline and struck a northbound John Deere 8260R farm tractor pulling a gravity wagon driven by Gary Burrow, 46 of Wautoma, according to a Wisconsin State Patrol news release. The crash occurred on Highway 49 at Berkans Road near Fremont in Waushara County.

Anckner was pronounced dead at the scene.

Assisting agencies included the Waushara County Sheriff’s Department, Poy Sippi Fire and Rescue, Poy Sippi Ambulance, Wautoma Ambulance, West Bloomfield Fire and Rescue and Theda Star Flight for Life.

This is the fourth traffic fatality in Waushara County in 2015, according to Sheriff Jeffrey Nett.

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