Stories tagged with: tractor accident

September 12, 2013 - 4:09am
2 years 10 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said one man was injured when he was run over by a tractor.

The Sheriff's Office said they were called at 11:51 a.m. Wednesday to to 26014 Township Road 111 for a farming accident. 

When deputies arrived they found 57-year-old Phillip Rhodes had been run over by a farm tractor. 

Rhodes was taken to Knox County Hospital, where his condition is unknown at this time. 

Assisting at the scene were the...

July 28, 2013 - 10:22pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

A six year old was killed Sunday evening when he was run over by a tractor.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, around 5 pm, the boy who was riding with his father, Shawn Watson, fell off the tractor when Watson was hauling firewood from a wooded area. A second 11 year old child, also riding the tractor, ran to the residence and called 911.

The child was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation.

July 2, 2013 - 4:37pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

One teenager was injured Tuesday afternoon in a tractor accident on East Market Street in Zanesville.

The Zanesville Fire Department says, the young male was working for a contractor that was hired by the City of Zanesville, to maintain weeds and high grass, when he lost control of the tractor and it flipped down a steep backyard hill.

"My understanding is, he went to pull up out of there and the way the tractor works, the pedal goes one way to make it go forward and one way...

July 30, 2010 - 1:10pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

A Licking County man has died in a tractor accident.

It happened Thursday on Pleasant Valley Road in Eden Township.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, 88-year-old Ralph Hughes was standing at the rear of a tractor while working on a three point hitch.

Authorities say the tractor, which wasn't running, rolled backwards and injured Hughes.

He was taken to Knox Community Hospital where he later died.

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