Elkhart teen killed when tractor overturns

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department was called to a property on CR111 around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to investigate the death of a 15 year old male.

According to deputies, 15-year-old Justin Hoover was driving a tractor when it slid down an embankment and overturned onto him.

Medics arrived to the scene but Hoover died of his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and the Elkhart County Coroner will determine cause of death.

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