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Charente-Maritime: a farmer runs over his father while backing up with his tractor


This terrible family drama took place Monday in Varzay. The 74-year-old victim died instantly.

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The village of Varzay, where 804 inhabitants live, is in mourning.

This Monday, a terrible accident occurred on a family farm in this town of Charente-Maritime.

A farmer, who was pulling his tractor out of his shed, did not notice that his father was standing in his path.

He crushed it while maneuvering his Manitou in reverse.

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The 74-year-old victim died instantly.

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Le Figaro

, the Saintes prosecutor's office confirms that an investigation "

was immediately opened to determine the precise circumstances of the accident


The farmer will be heard by the gendarmerie of Charente-Maritime.

Source: lefigaro

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