Marion County man dies from tractor accident.

On June 6 at 10:12 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a missing person on property located at 1540 Riley Road in Gravel Switch. Deputy Sheriff Ben Lancaster arrived a short time later and found the body of Ben S. Barlow (63) of Gravel Switch laying in a field. The initial investigation found that Barlow had been bush hogging the property when the seat of his tractor broke loose causing him to fall from the tractor and under the bush hog. Deputy Coroner Tom Colvin was called to the scene and pronounced Barlow deceased.

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