Man dies after tractor accident

A man was killed in a tractor accident late Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Mike Grunwell of the Frederick County Sheriff's Office tells ABC 2 a family member of the 51-year-old man called emergency services after witnessing the accident in which the tractor overturned and killed the man.

It happened on the 9500 block of Opossumtown Pike shortly before 6 p.m. and the road was closed until about 9 p.m.

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

Authorities are still investigating the accident.

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