July 23, 2016

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81-year-old crushed after tractor rolls

The Gazette

LAFAYETTE TWP. — An 81-year-old Cuyahoga County man died after the tractor he was riding rolled down an embankment and landed on top of him at about 3:20 p.m. Monday.

The Medina County Sheriff’s Office reported:

The victim, whose name was not available at press time, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was working at property he owns in the township when the accident occurred. A friend who was helping him called authorities.

The accident is under investigation.