Fire truck hit by runaway tractor after fatal incident
Officials say a person was hit and killed by the tractor, which then struck the fire apparatus as firefighters and sheriff's deputies tried to stop it
MLive.com, Walker, Mich.
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — One person was killed Monday, April 27, when hit by a tractor near 84th Street SE and Breton Avenue, authorities said.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Dutton firefighters responded just before 9 p.m. to a report of an out-of-control tractor and an injured person.
While firefighters and Kent County sheriff’s deputies worked to stop the tractor, it broke free from an implement it was pulling and crashed into a fire truck, causing significant damage.
No sheriff’s deputies or firefighters were injured.
Kent County sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate.
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