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Fatal tractor incident in Antigonish County

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MONASTERY – An Antigonish County man has died after trying to repair his tractor.

On Saturday at 8:25 p.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to the fatal incident on the East Tracadie Road. The operator of a tractor was fatally injured while he was attempting to repair the vehicle.

The 57-year-old man from East Tracadie was pronounced deceased at the scene. The preliminary investigation has indicated the tractor rolled onto the man while he was attempting a repair at the back of the vehicle at the side of the roadway.