- Associated Press - Friday, April 19, 2019

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) - Authorities in eastern Nebraska say a man was crushed to death by a tractor he was working on.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that the incident happened Thursday, while 64-year-old Michael Hannon, of Omaha, was making repairs on the tractor at the Papillion business where he worked. Investigators say the tractor lurched forward, causing a large rear wheel of the vehicle to crush Hannon.

Officials say Hannon had been alone when the accident happened. A coworker found him.

Paramedics pronounced Hannon dead at the scene. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Papillion police are investigating.

Omaha man was crushed to death Thursday by the wheel of a tractor after the vehicle lurched forward while he was working on it.



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Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com

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