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Fatal tractor incident in Antigonish County

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MONASTERY, N.S. —

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.

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