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Massachusetts Public Works Employee Killed By Overturned Tractor

The Plainville DPW employee was cutting grass near a town pumping station

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    Massachusetts Public Works Employee Killed By Overturned Tractor
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    Officials say a Massachusetts Department of Public Works employee has died after a lawn tractor he was driving overturned and landed on top of him.

    Police say the Plainville DPW employee was cutting grass Thursday near a town pumping station. A passing driver had seen the overturned tractor and called police.

    Responding firefighters and officers pulled the tractor off the man and performed CPR before he was transported to a local hospital.

    He was later pronounced dead.

    The identity of the victim has not been released pending family notification. Police say the man's death is under investigation.

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