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Fatal Tractor Accident Under Investigation

A man plowing a farm field was killed Wednesday, December 11 in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township.

Michigan State Police at the Tri-City Post said 69-year-old Thomas Knoerr of Saginaw died after being run over by a rear tire of the tractor he had been driving. State Police are investigating, but said it appears the tractor became stuck, and Knoerr was run over after getting out of the cab.

The incident happened just after 7:00 p.m. on Pierce Rd. near Center Rd.  Police said it’s a reminder to use caution around farm equipment.



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