A Westmoreland County man was killed Monday night in an accident involving a tractor he was operating.
For reasons that aren't clear, Anders M. Johnson, 71, of Salem, was operating a farm tractor pulling a mower on Boggs Hollow Road shortly after 7:15 p.m. He became dislodged and fell from the machine, fatally injuring him, according to state police and the county coroner's office.
The manner of death was ruled accidental, according to the coroner. Mr. Johnson died from blunt force trauma to the chest and amputation of an arm.
First Published August 21, 2013 7:15 AM