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Woman Killed In Central Texas Tractor Accident Identified

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email

LORENA (April 4, 2013)—A woman killed earlier this week in a tractor accident near Lorena was identified Thursday as Wanda Thompson, 67.

McLennan County sheriff's Capt. Steve Smith said the woman died when she was run over by the tractor.

Smith said the woman was riding in the tractor's front bucket when she fell out and was run over.

Smith said Thompson’s husband was driving the tractor.

Deputies and units from the Lorena Fire Department were sent at about 1:15 p.m. to an address on Rabbit Hill Road, near Lorena, after a caller reported the accident.

McLennan County Justice of the Peace Pat Richardson pronounced Thompson dead at the scene, but did not order an autopsy.


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