The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has been investigating a death in Pekin that killed one man in what they believe is a farm-related accident.

On Sunday, at approximately 2:17 PM the Washington County Sheriff’s
Department received a 911 regarding a possible death investigation at 6700 East State Road 60 Pekin, IN.

First Responders arrived and found Steven L. Green, 72 of Pekin, IN deceased.

Green had been clearing debris on his property with a skid-steer (Bobcat) when inadvertently crashed down a steep ravine, according to Deputy Ryan Larrimore.

Larrimore said Green subsequently succumbed to his injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by Washington County Coroner Peg Schell.

ASSISTING OFFICERS were Sheriff Roger Newlon, Deputy Mark Blackman and Conservation Officer Neal Brewington. 

OTHER DEPARTMENTS INVOLVED: Salem Fire Department, Pierce/Polk Volunteer Fire
Department, Washington County EMS, Washington County Coroner’s Office, and Indiana
Department of Natural Resources.

Mr. Green’s obituary can be found elsewhere on WSLM’s website.