Tractor accident reported

| September 17, 2021

On Sept. 16 , 2021 at approximately 12:31 p.m. the sheriff’s office received a 911 call in reference to a tractor accident on private property in the 33000 block of Monroe Twp. Rd 326.

Upon arrival of deputies, it was discovered that John Shafer (85) was operating his B1750 Kubota Sub Compact Tractor when something broke on the tractor.  Shafer traveled approx. 1000 feet down a steep hill and struck a tree with the front of the tractor. Shafer fell from the tractor upon impact with the tree.  Shafer was transported to Joel Pomerene Hospital in Holmes County by Coshocton County EMS with unknown injuries.

Assisting at the scene was Coshocton County EMS and Walhonding Valley Fire District.

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