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.


Contact information

Sgt. Andrew Joyce
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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