A 65-year-old man was operating a small farm tractor when it rolled over an embankment killing him, Gaston County officials said.
The accident happened around 3 p.m. Saturday on Bowen Drive. The man was leveling some ground, police said.
A neighbor found the tractor rolled over.
The man lived by himself, and officials are waiting to notify next of kin before releasing his name.
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