Body found under overturned tractor in Hendricks County

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HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. –  A man’s body was found under an overturned tractor Sunday evening in the 1900 block of W 400 S.

The owner of the property in this area called dispatch around 8 p.m. with concerns about a man who had been mowing the field behind his residence because it was getting dark and his truck was still out by the road.

When fire crews arrived on scene they found an overturned tractor in a small creek.

Two divers entered the creek and found the man dead under the overturned tractor.

Large equipment was called in to extricate the tractor from the creek.

The victim was 45 years old, and he is survived by his wife and 5 children.

His name is not being released until his family has been notified.

The exact cause of this incident is under investigation.