Tractor Accident Leaves Texas Man Dead

MATHIS (August 13, 2014) A man who was using a tractor to pull stumps on a vacant lot in Mathis died Tuesday night when the tractor overturned, leaving him pinned beneath it.

The man had hooked a chain to the back of the tractor and then to a stump, but the front wheels popped up and the tractor overturned as he tried to pull out the stump, Mathis Police Chief Gerald Arismendez said.

Arismendez says the man was dead at the scene.

His name wasn't immediately released.