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81-Year-Old Man Killed In Tractor Roll-over

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – An 81-year-old man was killed after the tractor he was driving crashed and rolled over him. 

The incident happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday on River Road Pike in West Nashville. Floyd Barns was pinned between the ground and the tractor. 

Kristen Mumford with the Metro Nashville Police Department said Barns was dead when officers arrived on scene. 

He was supposed to meet his family for breakfast Wednesday morning. When he didn't show up, his family got worried and went out to look for him. 

They found him under the tractor. It appeared he was trying to unhook something from the tractor, and may have had a medical issue. The tractor seemed to have run over him. 

Police were unsure if he did have a medical issue or if something happened when he was unhooking the equipment from the tractor. 

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