1 killed in Dearborn County tractor accident

One person was killed in the accident.
One person was killed in the accident.(Aurora Emergency Rescue Unit)
Published: Aug. 3, 2021 at 9:47 AM EDT
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AURORA, Ind. (WXIX) - One person was killed in a tractor accident on Monday in Dearborn County, according to emergency officials.

Officials with the Aurora Emergency Rescue Unit say the accident made a propane tank leak uncontrollably.

“Unfortunately this accident resulted in one fatality who was the operator of the tractor. Units on scene had to evacuate nearby residents and control the very dangerous situation. This was a very large incident and involved a lot of agencies,” they said.

The identity of the person killed has not been released at this time.

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Rescue officials say if you smell gas and see gas emitting from a tank call 911 and leave the area. Do not approach or get near the tank.

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