Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. said a 55-year-old Phenix City man William B. Wilson died this morning in an accident when the tractor he was riding flipped over.
"It went into a small creek area," Sumbry said of the accident on 12th Avenue.
Sumbry said Wilson died of blunt force trauma.
Sumbry pronounced Wilson dead at 10:40 a.m.
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This article was updated to correct the spelling of "Wilson."