Man dies after tractor rolls over him in eastern South Dakota

TEA, S.D. – A 74-year-old man died Sunday afternoon in a tractor crash northwest of Tea.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released pending notification of family members.

A 1930 Minneapolis-Moline tractor was mowing the ditches along the 269th Street. The tractor was eastbound in the north ditch when it rolled over onto the driver. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

News of the crash comes only a few days after a North Dakota man passed away when the tractor he was using to cut grass rolled over onto him. South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

Categories: South Dakota News, Traffic & Accidents