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Fatal Tractor Accident

By: WTAP News
By: WTAP News

A man harvesting corn dies after his tractor flips on top of him.

It happened Friday afternoon on a farm off Turkeyhen Road in Waterford.

Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks say 71 year old Walter Rauch was harvesting corn when his combine rolled over, pinning him underneath.

Sheriff Mincks says Rauch was driving the tractor on a hill and it appears to have tipped over on top of him.

The sheriff's office is still investigating, but no foul play is suspected.


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