One dead after tractor rollover in Brookings County

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BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — One man is dead after a tractor rollover in Brookings County on Wednesday.  

The driver of a John Deere 4030 with a sickle mower attached was cutting grass in the ditch when the tractor rolled, pinning the driver underneath the cab. The rollover was reported by a passing motorist. 71-year-old Duane Emmett of Brookings was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The accident is under investigation with the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.  Brookings County Sherriff, Elkton Ambulance, Elkton Fire Department, Brookings Ambulance, and the Brookings Fire Department responded to the scene.