Man dies after being pinned under tractor

2014-05-22 11:47

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Pietermaritzburg - A man died when his tractor overturned in Wartburg near New Hanover in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday morning, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the tractor towing a water tanker was rounding a bend when it veered off the road and overturned," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The man was found pinned underneath the tractor and died at the scene.

Three woman, who were also on the tractor, managed to jump off before it overturned and escaped unharmed.

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