A tractor driver has been crushed to death after his vehicle rolled near a primary school.
A tractor driver has been crushed to death after his vehicle rolled near a primary school.

Man crushed to death by tractor

A man has died after the tractor he was driving rolled and crushed him in South Australia, police say.

Emergency services were called to a private property on Railway Station Rd in Stirling North, east of Port Augusta, about 11.30am today.

A 71-year-old man had been driving a tractor when it rolled and crushed him, SA Police said in a statement.

He died at the scene.

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fatal incident.

Major crash investigators and SafeWork SA were sent to the scene. A report will be prepared for the coroner.

The road was blocked to all traffic on Thursday afternoon.

Parents of Stirling North Primary School students are advised to use Oval Rd or access the school via Harris St.

Police are attending to an accident at the end of Railway Station road and Quorn road. Parents will not be able to...

Posted by Stirling North Primary School on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Originally published as Man crushed to death by tractor