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Man dies in tractor accident

Extra_Logo_Slider_SizeA 64-year-old Roxton man was killed on Monday after a tractor rolled over on him in the 1800 block of Church Street. Paris 9-1-1 received the call at 12:25 p.m.

“Preliminary investigation indicates that the tractor was being driven by the victim onto a flatbed trailer,” Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. “The left front wheel went off the left side of the trailer causing the tractor to roll off that side and onto the victim.”

Pronounced deceased at the scene was Richard Peter.

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