Officials: Man dies after being pinned by tractor

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Allendale Township, Mich. Officials say a 53-year-old man had died after being pinned against a wall in West Michigan by a tractor.

The Grand Rapids Press reports 53-year-old Jeff Stroven was performing outdoor maintenance at his home in Ottawa County's Allendale Township on Wednesday when the tractor lurched forward, pinning him against a wall.

He died after being taken to a hospital.

Investigators say Stroven was using a forklift device on the tractor to lift himself into the air to do maintenance. The death is under investigation

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