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Teenager Dies In Tractor Accident

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office says a teenager died on Friday, December 30 as the result of a tractor accident. 14-year-old Cole Ellis was found deceased. Reports indicate he was feeding cattle when the tractor he was operating lost traction and began sliding down a hill. The incident was reported to have ocurrred off Old U.S. Highway 421.

[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]