Local man passes away from tractor accident


Emergency crews were called out to an accident this afternoon involving a tractor.

Just after noon, Zanesfield Fire & EMS along with Bellefontaine Fire & EMS responded to the accident on State Route 47.

When crews arrived they discovered a man was pinned under the lawn tractor.  The Jaws of Life were used to lift the tractor.

He was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

More details will be released at a later time.