Man dies when tractor rolls over

Brown County Sheriff Dwayne Wenninger reports that a 73-year-old man died on Heaton Road outside Sardinia Wednesday.

At 4:19PM the Sardinia Life Squad and Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a report of a tractor accident.  They found that a tractor rollover had occurred, in which 73-year-old Franklin Martin of Heaton Road in Eagle Township dies in the crash.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff Wenninger urged everyone to use caution during the agricultural and grass cutting season.

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