Lowndes County man killed in tractor accident

A Lowndes County man is killed in a tractor accident

STEENS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Lowndes County man is killed after being run over by a hay baler in Steens.

Coroner Greg Merchant says Willie Pounds, 66, somehow fell off of his tractor on Tuesday afternoon.

Pounds was in a field off of Sand Road, using the baler, when the accident happened.

He was able to call 911 but died at the hospital a short time later.

This is the second tractor-related death in the county this month.

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