Tractor rolls over, kills man in Fayette County

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on November 12, 2013 at 10:56 AM

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas -- One man is dead after being pinned under a tractor in Fayette County.

According to Sheriff Keith Korenek, Monday Nov. 11 around 4:10 pm, his office received a 911 call in reference to an accident in the Praha area involving a tractor.

A deputy responded to the incident and discovered a man pinned under the the left rear tire of the tractor. It appeared that the tractor was parked on a slight incline and began to roll forward, knocking the man to the ground and running over him.

The man, identified as 66-year-old Robert Schaefer, was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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