Ala. man dead after being pinned beneath tractor

JASPER, Ala. (AP) – Alabama state troopers say a Jasper man has died after being thrown from the tractor he was driving and pinned beneath it.

Senior Trooper Johnathan Appling said in a statement Wednesday that 20-year-old Justin Usilton of Jasper died after the tractor he was driving veered from the road, hit a culvert and overturned. Appling says Usilton was pinned beneath the tractor and pronounced dead at the scene roughly five miles north of Jasper.

Appling says the crash is under investigation.

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