GAINESVILLE – A 78-year-old man was killed Monday when his tractor fell over on him in a field off Route 19A in Gainesville, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
James E. Jaggard was injured at about 12:30 p.m. Monday. Emergency personnel called to the scene found him partially pinned underneath the tractor. He was rushed to Wyoming County Community Hospital, where he died a short time later, according to the sheriff’s office.
The Silver Springs Ambulance and Wyoming County’s Medic 80 also responded.
An investigation revealed that Jaggard was towing a roller behind his John Deere tractor when he lost control traveling down an incline, the sheriff’s office reported.