18-year-old killed in Jackson County tractor accident

JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - An 18-year-old has been killed in a Jackson County tractor accident.

It happened around 6 p.m. on Highway 3630.

The Jackson County Coroner's Office tells us Nicholas Mathis lost control of the tractor while going down a steep hill, and went over a ravine, causing the tractor to flip on top of him.

We're told Mathis had just graduated from Jackson County High School.

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