Man dies in a fatal tractor accident in Bladen Co.

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Bladenboro man was killed in an accident late Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities say 70-year-old Horace Long was operating a tractor on NC 242 when he was hit by a vehicle.

They say a vehicle was attempting to pass Long, when the driver saw an oncoming vehicle and tried to pull back into the lane, striking the tractor.

Long was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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