According to a release from the Kane County sheriff's office, Joel Bork, who lived in Elgin, died after his lightweight front-loader tractor flipped over. Authorities do not yet know how the tractor flipped over. He was alone at the time.
According to the release, Bork's relatives became worried after he had not been seen for a few hours and began to look for him. They discovered him under the tractor and called 911. Bork was pronounced dead at the scene.