Last evening (Aug. 17) at 8:25 p.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to a fatal incident on the East Tracadie Rd. in Monastery. The operator of a tractor was fatally injured while he was attempting to repair the vehicle.
The 57-year-old man from East Tracadie, Antigonish County 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.
The incident remains under investigation. Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.