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Man dies after tractor accident in East Hempfield

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LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Millersville man died when he was struck by a farm tractor Friday morning in East Hempfield Township, police said.

Ralph Clair Kauffman, 81, was struck as the tractor was backing up to a farm implement in the 2300 block of Harrisburg Pike at around 9:40 a.m., township police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kauffman was selling the farm implement and a 68-year-old Marietta resident, who was an agent of the buyer, was operating the tractor, police said.

Police said that based on the information known at this time, the death is considered an accident.

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