Monticello Man and Grandson Die in Tractor Rollover 05 Aug 13

A Monticello man and his 6-year-old grandson died when the tractor they were on rolled over in a steep ditch in Wright County Friday.

50-year-old Ron Gustafson and his grandson Rollie Gustafson died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.  Authorities say Ron Gustafson died at the scene.  The grandson was taken to a Twin Cities hospital where he died just before 7pm Friday.

Reports say Ron Gustafson was in Clearwater to help build a fence at his brothers’ farm. The two went out for a ride after working on the fence when the accident happened at about 5:45pm Friday.