A Bedford County man is dead after he was pinned underneath a tractor Saturday morning.
We’re told it happened at a home on Farview Lane in Clearville around 10:30 a.m.
The Bedford County Coroner said Merle J. King was clearing trees with a four wheel drive tractor with a front end loader attachment, when the tractor rolled over an embankment and pinned him underneath the tractor.
Coroner Russell Styer pronounced the 78-year-old dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.
The death was ruled as an accident.