Tractor rolls atop, kills 74-year-old man

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A 74-year-old West Michigan man was killed after a tractor rolled on top of him. reports Sunday that 74-year-old Donald Lowing was clearing weeds from a ditch at the time of Saturday's accident near Coopersville.

Ottawa County sheriff's officials say the tractor rolled down an embankment about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, pinning Lowing of Wright Township. His relatives called 911.

Lowing suffered head and upper body injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, northwest of Grand Rapids.

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