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Moores Hill man dies in farm tractor accident
Written by Chandra L. Mattingly   
Monday, November 12, 2012 4:25 PM

Jack Hamblin, 62, Moores Hill, died in a farm tractor accident Saturday, Nov. 10, according to a Dearborn County Sheriff's Department news release.

Hamblin, 17295 Palmer Road, had taken a Komodo four-wheel-drive tractor with a front bucket to his woods about a half mile from his house around 9:30 a.m., said Moores Hill Fire Chief Robert Russell. After awhile, when he hadn't returned, his wife, who is confined to a wheelchair, got worried and called a neighbor to check on Hamblin.

Emergency responders were called at 1 p.m.

“It looks like he was pushing a tree around … to drag up to the house to cut it for firewood,” said Russell.

“It had slid over the bucket and come back and pinned him. … It looked like it was fast,” he said.

Dearborn County Coroner Wesley Holt and Moores Hill Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.