Izard County
Sheriff's Office
Melbourne, Arkansas
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08/24/2011

TRACTOR ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIFE OF WYNNE MAN

Late Saturday afternoon, Izard County deputies were dispatched to the Twin Creek area regarding a farm accident.  Killed in the accident was William Hess, age 77 of Wynne, Arkansas.  According to a  witness, Hess was killed while bush hogging near his deer camp in the School Hollow Area.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said it appeared that Hess was traveling down a steep logging road when the tractor overturned and rolled over him.  Izard County Coroner Eddie Howard pronounced Hess dead on the scene.

 

News Release
For Immediate Release
August 22, 2011
POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence
870-368-4203 

 

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