Man Dies After Falling From Tractor

Posted at 2:25 PM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 14:25:05-04

MARION COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says that a man died while bush hogging property on Riley Road Wednesday.

A press release from the sheriff’s office said that deputies responded to the report of a missing person on Riley Road in Gravel Switch Wednesday. When deputies arrived, they found the body of 63-year-old Ben S. Barlow.

The investigation showed that Barlow had been bush hogging the property when the seat of his tractor broke loose, which caused him to fall off the tractor and under the bush hog. 

The deputy coroner pronounced Barlow dead at the scene.