JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A man is dead after the tractor he was driving rolled into a ditch in Jefferson County on Monday night, according to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deputies.
JCSO said deputies were dispatched to a reported tractor accident at a residence on Spring Creek Road around 8:27 p.m.
Deputies said the victim was identified as Brian Charles Hazeltine, 47, of Lantana, Florida.
Authorities said they found Hazeltine in the back of the property underneath a compact tractor upon their arrival.
It appears Hazeltine was driving near a culvert when the tractor slid and rolled into a ditch, deputies said.
Deputies said that EMS and rescue personnel tried to resuscitate Hazeltine but were unsuccessful.
According to a press release, Hazeltine died as a result of his injuries.
Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division were called to the scene and are handling the investigation.