Man killed in tractor accident in Issaquah

fatal tractor accidentISSAQUAH – A man was killed in a possible industrial accident involving a tractor at a home in Issaquah Saturday morning.  Bellevue Fire Department spokesman Lt. Troy Donlin said that fire crews responded to the 19000 block of Southeast 64th Way around 10:30 a.m.  Investigator s are trying to determine how the accident happened.  The man was found underneath the tractor, Donlin said.

King County Sheriff’s Office is doing the accident investigation.  Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. Cindi West said that man was a contracted worker.  He was on the tractor going downhill, and the tractor rolled over, on top of him.  The man appeared to be  in his 30s.

The King County Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of the death.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s