Man dies in Gaston County tractor accident

Man dies in Gaston County tractor accident

GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A 65-year-old man was operating a small farm tractor when it rolled over an embankment killing him, Gaston County officials said.

The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon on Bowen Drive. The man was in the process of leveling some ground and it appears to be an accident, police said.

A neighbor found the tractor rolled over.

The man lived by himself and officials are waiting to notify next of kin before releasing his identity.

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