Man Dies After Tractor Overturns Into Pond

Deputies are investigating the death of a man who was cutting grass this afternoon.

Craven County authorities say the man died when his tractor overturned into a pond on his property. It happened at 695 Shoe Fly Road, north of Bridgeton around 1:40 p.m.

911 received a call from a woman who said she couldn't find her husband, but his tractor was in their pond. Bridgeton and Little Swift Creek volunteer fire departments responded.

The Craven County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation, which is standard procedure in these cases.

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