Man crushed to death, run over and killed by tractor in freak farm accident

A MAN has been run over and killed by his own tractor on a farm in Victoria’s north-west.

The incident happened on a property at Wedderburn, 214km north of Melbourne, shortly before midday on Friday.

Police said the 65-year-old was trying to connect a trailer to the traction engine when the machine ran over him.


It’s understood the man suffered life-threatening head injuries and died at the scene.

Police said the incident was a tragic accident and are now preparing a report for the Coroner.