Heavy snow is taking its time moving through the state of Kentucky. This will be a historic once its all said and done with a few spots around a foot of snow.
BENTON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities in the Kentucky Lake region say an elderly farmer has been killed in an agricultural accident.
A release from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office in Benton said 78-year-old Elton G. Lee was found dead under his tractor.
An investigation by deputies showed Lee had been using a tractor-mounted rotary mower to cut a field near Benton. The report said Lee had turned off the mower and stopped the tractor at a gate.
Deputies said when Lee tried to get back onto the tractor on Saturday, he apparently slipped and fell under it, knocking the machine into gear.
A neighbor found Lee and shut off the tractor.
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