State Police Investigate Deadly Farm Tractor Accident

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BANNER, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police are investigating a deadly farm tractor accident in Floyd County.

Troopers say the preliminary investigation indicates that 69-year old David Hamilton, of Banner, was operating a farm tractor at his home on Monday, January 16, 2017.

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Investigators say it appears Hamilton lost control of the tractor as he was going down a steep grade.

The tractor overturned and killed Hamilton, according to KSP.

State Police say they’re treating this as a death investigation.