Woman dies in lawn tractor accident

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A woman died Monday after she became pinned under a lawn tractor at a home in rural Elizabeth.

The Jo Daviess County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of an injured woman in the 2400 block of West Morley Road around 10:56 a.m.

Concetta Ippolito, 79, was transported by Elizabeth Ambulance to a landing zone on Clark Lane and Wachter Road, where she was pronounced dead by the Jo Daviess County Coroner.

An autopsy confirmed Ippolito died from injuries she suffered in the accident.

Scales Mound Fire Protection District, Galena Territory Fire Department and Galena Territory Security were also dispatched to the scene.

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