Silex Man Dies in Tractor Mishap

A Silex man died Sunday evening after he was thrown from a tractor. 62-year-old Johnny Tompkins, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 5:27pm, by first responders with the Lincoln County Ambulance District.

The crash happened near the 4800 block of Highway H, when the northbound 1948 International Harvester tractor that Tompkins was driving crossed the center line and traveled west of the roadway. The tractor flipped, and the driver was thrown.

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