Man killed by tractor in Nacogdoches County

Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 14:46 - Written by KYTX CBS19

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The Nacogdoches Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was run over by a tractor.

It happened Saturday morning on a farm located on Farm-to-Market Road 343, near Farm-to-Market Road 225.

The victim was found dead at the scene.

An investigation showed he was apparently standing up on the side of the tractor when he cranked it, causing him to fall and get pinned underneath the back tire.

The victim’s name is withheld pending notification of his next of kin.