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Hayride Turns Fatal in Illinois
Hayride Turns Fatal in Illinois

Hayride Turns Fatal in Illinois

Woman killed, nearly everyone else on board injured

(Newser) - An autumn tradition turned tragic Saturday night when a woman was killed during a tractor ride in rural Hancock County, Illinois. Officials say three adults and 16 children were on hay bales in a wagon the tractor was pulling, in what is known as a hayrack ride, when the driver...

Woman Lying on Beach Crushed to Death by Tractor

Woman crushed to death during dredging project in Oceanside, Calif.

(Newser) - A woman was lying on a California beach on Monday when she was crushed to death by a tractor. The unidentified woman appeared to be sleeping on Oceanside Harbor Beach around 10am when the "very tragic accident" occurred, Oceanside Police Department Lt. Tom Bussey tells NBC San Diego . Crews...

Over a Dozen Cop Cars Chase Wild Tractor

Denver police ram the tractor to protect civilians

(Newser) - Imagine looking outside and seeing over a dozen cop cars chasing ... a tractor. That was the scene in Denver last night when a stolen tractor towing an attachment smashed into cars and buildings as it plowed through downtown, the Huffington Post reports. Addie Hooper, 20, was visiting from Texas with...

Farmers Fight for Right to Repair Own Tractors

It all comes down to the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act

(Newser) - Farmers in Nebraska, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and New York are staging something of a mechanical revolt. They're attempting to get legislation passed in their states that would enable them, for the first time since the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to repair their own tractors or get an independent mechanic...

Small Alabama Tractor Company Setting Up Shop in Cuba

First American firm since Castro's revolution

(Newser) - The Obama administration has approved the first US factory in Cuba in more than half a century: A two-man company from Alabama received the green light to build a plant to assemble small tractors for private farmers there, reports the AP . The Treasury Department last week notified partners Horace Clemmons...

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