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Man killed by tractor

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Smith county man died this morning after he was accidentally run over by a tractor. It happened around 10:30am near Lavender Road.

Smith County officials tell us Doyle Allen, 54, of Tyler was standing in front of a tractor that was in gear, trying to jump a dead battery, when it started and rolled over him, pinning him against a trailer.

He was alone at the time of the accident and died on scene.

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