Police: Man Killed in Tractor Accident

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A 42-year old man from Chippewa County is dead after what police call an accident involving the tractor he was driving.

It happened around 20 till 11 Monday morning west of Jim Falls.

Officers say a family was cutting firewood in a rural area near this intersection, when the tractor the man was driving started to slide down the side of a hill.

It eventually flipped and landed on top of him.

The County Coroner prounounced him dead at the scene.

Officers plan to release his name tomorrow.