Fatal tractor incident in Pictou County


The RCMP say a 76-year-old man died following a tractor incident in a driveway off of Highway 376 in Durham.

Pictou County District RCMP were called to the scene just before 4 p.m. yesterday.

Corporal Lisa Croteau tells our newsroom that the victim was trying to pull another tractor out of the ice when the vehicle he was in flipped and pinned him underneath.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

West River and Scotsburn fire departments attended, along with EHS.

The incident remains under investigation.