South Huntingdon man dies in tractor accident
A South Huntingdon man was killed Tuesday in a tractor accident.
Westmoreland County Deputy Coroner Sean Hribal identified the victim as Lewis McIntyre, 78, of 197 McCune Road.
Hribal said the victim died of multiple traumatic injuries he sustained in a tractor rollover. Hribal pronounced him dead at the scene at 4:50 p.m.
The Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety reported that the accident occurred just after 3:30 p.m. in a field along McCune Road.
The Westmoreland County Coroners office ruled McIntyre's death an accident.
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