Coroner: 62-year-old killed after he was ran over by tractor

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- A 62-year-old man was killed after a tractor backed over him while he was helping take down a tree in a yard, according to the Richmond County Coroner's Office.

Coroner Mark Bowen said the man, identified as Jimmy Wade Aycock, was helping with the yard work when the incident with the Bobcat tractor occurred at a residence on McDade Road.

Aycock was pronounced dead a short time later from blunt force trauma.

An autopsy will not be performed.