Man Killed by Tractor Near Sobol

7-19-06 - A Pushmataha County man was killed Tuesday when he was run over by his own tractor. The accident occurred sometime between 7:30am and 5pm on private property 1.8 miles north of Sobol.

Investigators with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say Marion Morris, 52, was operating a model l235 Kubota tractor with a mower attachment when he tried to dismount the tractor while it was idling. He slipped and fell - striking the gear shift knob and putting the vehicle in gear. The driver was run over by the left rear tire and pinned under the front edge of the mower attachment for and unknown length of time.