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Woman killed in tractor accident

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is investigating a tractor accident that left a 49-year-old woman dead. 

According to a press release, 49-year-old Tamara Sue Sexton was involved in a tractor accident on Drake Lane Thursday afternoon. 

Deputies say she was operating a Kubota L3830 tractor with a brush hog attachment at the time of the accident. 

Deputies found the tractor approximately 75 feet from Sexton, who was lying in an open field.

The person who found Sexton said when he arrived he found the tractor backed into a tree with the brush hog attachment up against the tree. 

Sexton was transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center but did not survive. 

The death is being investigated as an accident. 

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