Tractor accident caused death in Jackson County

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HENRIETTA TOWNSHIP, MI (WILX) -- The Michigan State Police Jackson Post is investigating a non-traffic crash of a tractor that occurred on private property off Coon Hill Road, between Autumn Lane and Sayers Road on Aug. 12, 2019.

Police said the driver of the tractor, Tyler Thomas Brown, 28, of Henrietta Township, was removing a tree on the property. Police say as the tree was uprooted, the tractor overturned.

Brown suffered multiple, severe injuries and despite the help of witnesses and first-responders, he later died as a result of the accident.

Troopers were assisted by SAESA EMS, Jackson Community Ambulance, Henrietta EMS, and the Henrietta Township Fire Department.

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