Fatal tractor incident in Antigonish County

August 18, 2019
Monastery, Nova Scotia

News release

Last evening at 8:25, Antigonish RCMP responded to a fatal incident on the East Tracadie Rd. in Monastery. The operator of a tractor was fatally injured while he was attempting to repair the vehicle.

The 57-year-old man from East Tracadie, Antigonish County was pronounced deceased at the scene. The preliminary investigation has indicated the tractor rolled onto the man while he was attempting a repair at the back of the vehicle at the side of the roadway.

The incident remains under investigation. Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.

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Contact information

Sgt. Andrew Joyce
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154
andrew.joyce@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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