Man dies when tractor rolls over in Hendricks County

Source: Liberty Twp Fire Dept.
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A father of five died when his tractor rolled on top of him in an irrigation ditch in southwest Hendricks County Sunday evening.

Liberty Township Fire spokesman Matt Petro said the man was found shortly after 8:00 p.m. in about one foot deep water in the ditch near 1900 West Hendricks County 400 South.

A diver confirmed he was deceased.  The man has not been identified, pending confirmation from authorities, but his wife and children have been notified, according to Petro.

Emergency workers estimate he was trapped for several hours before he was found.

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