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One Killed, One Injured in Tractor Wrecks
Posted on: 07/31/2013
By  Mike Cullums
 
The Marietta post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal tractor accident that occurred at 5:10 PM yesterday in Barlow Township.
 
Patrol Lieutenant Carlos Smith says 49-year-old Arlan Ullman of Bell Road was operating a John Deere 3020 tractor on Hayes Road when the tractor lost a load of hay and flipped over on top of him. Ullman was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Sheriff’s deputies and the Barlow volunteer fire department also responded to the crash.
 
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The Sheriff’s Office says a Reno man escaped serious injury after being run over by a tractor in Newport Township on Monday.
 
A tractor - driverless and idling - began coasting downhill. Its operator, 47-year-old Loren Ewing of Sandhill Road, tr ied to grab the steering wheel, but slipped on wet grass and fell. A rear tire then ran over him, causing an apparent back injury. He was taken to Marietta Memorial Hospital by the Newport rescue squad.
 
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