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Brown County Man Crushed By Tractor, Dies

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2008

(HELMBURG) - Brown County Sheriff’s officials report a Helmsburg man is dead after a tractor flipped and landed on him.

Sunday night, Brown County officials report 49-year-old Daniel Eaton of Helmsburg was using an old Ford tractor to try and pull a dump truck out of the mud.

However, reports say, when he was trying to pull the truck out, the front end of the tractor came up, flipping the machine backwards on top of Eaton.

Eaton was pronounced dead on the scene.

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