Man dies when tractor falls after jack fails

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By Christopher Brooke


Emergency officials responded to a Sunday evening accident at 855 Drennon Road, Smith-Berry Winery, where a caller reported that a tractor had fallen on a New Castle man while he was doing maintenance on it, according to a spokesman for Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

The Henry County coroner pronounced Edward Stivers, 77, dead at the scene, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.

Emergency personnel reported that it appears Stivers had been working on a bush hog at the time of the accident. 

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