A man was killed in a tractor accident on Monday afternoon in Alexander County.
After 3pm, Alexander EMS, Alexander Rescue and Ellendale Fire Department First Responders were called to a location off Arthur Jenkins Lane west of Taylorsville. The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.
Sheriff Chris Bowman says the man was mowing a field when the tractor overturned on an embankment. The victim (not identified) was pinned beneath the wreckage.
The body was taken to a regional medical facility for an autopsy which is procedure for an unattended death according to Sheriff Bowman.