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Man killed in tractor accident near Ava

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 55-year-old victim found under tractor, in a creek

CALDWELL, Ohio -- A Caldwell man was killed in a tractor accident in Noble County on Monday.  
Both the Noble County Sheriff's Office and the Belle Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene of the accident near Ava yesterday evening around 5:30 pm.  According to Sheriff Stephen Hannum, the victim is 54-year-old Joseph "Joe" Waite of Caldwell.  Waite reportedly went out on his tractor to work in a field, about a mile west of Ava on Rayner Road, around noon.  When he didn't return, a family member went out and found the victim pinned under his tractor in a creek, under water, just after 5:30 pm.  Waite was declared dead at the scene by the county coroner.  


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