TOWN OF MAPLETON — A 77-year-old man died June 20 in a tractor rollover as he cut grass in a ditch along the road.
Police say the machine rolled down a steep embankment on Fourteenth Line, pinning the operator underneath. He was pronounced dead at the scene. First responders were called to attend around 6:15 p.m.
Wellington County OPP have identified the deceased as Gordon Thring, 77, of Alma.
A section of the road was closed for the investigation and has since reopened.