Man Pulling Up Stump Killed When Tractor Flips

The Oakland County sheriff’s department says a man was using a tractor to pull out a tree stump when the tractor flipped and crushed him underneath, killing him.

The department says the accident happened Tuesday afternoon in Lyon Township.

It says the victim was the 47-year-old owner, Constantino Delsignore. He was declared dead at the scene.

An investigation continues.

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APNT 10-26-10 2328EDT

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