Man killed in tractor accident in North Tamworth

A 70-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a tractor accident late yesterday afternoon in North Tamworth.

The accident happened just before 4.30pm on a vacant lot at the river end of Johnson St.

The tractor hadn’t turned over, but had trapped the man underneath it.

Tamworth police officers attended the scene, along with SES volunteers with recovery equipment to move the tractor from the man’s body.

Tamworth police said inquiries were continuing into the accident.

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