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Man Found Dead in Orchard Near Terrace Heights, Most Likely a Tractor Accident

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TERRACE HEIGHTS, Wash. - The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Cowiche man was found dead in an orchard field near Terrace Heights.

Deputies say the 25-year-old victim was found unconscious around 10 a.m. next to a running tractor near the 8100 block of Bittner Road. Emergency personnel treated him at the scene but were unable to revive him.

Deputies say they believe the victim was mowing when he fell off the tractor and it ran over him.