Rockford man dies in ATV accident

A 74-year-old Rockford man died in a Nov. 4 all-terrain vehicle accident near 6417 Highway 55 SE in Rockford Township.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office received the report at 5:53 p.m. Results of the initial investigation indicated that Virgil Wagner was driving a 2012 Yamaha Rhino 750 at the time of the accident. The ATV appeared to have been driven into a large hole and Wagner was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Sheriff’s Office.