Wauseon teen dies while trying to jump onto moving tractor

<span id="bIImageViewer_CaptionTextID">Kyle Beck, 18, was killed in a farm accident Friday night.</span> <span id="bIImageViewer_CreatorTextID"></span>

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal farming accident, involving a John Deere tractor, in Fulton County.

Authorities say 18-year-old Kyle L. Beck, of Wauseon, fell while trying to jump onto a moving tractor and was run over by the tractor's rear trailers.

It happened, around 7:45 p.m. on Friday, along County Road 24 southbound, north of County Road F, in German Township.

Officials say that Beck had been working alongside the tractor, being driven by a 13-year-old boy, in the time before the accident.

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The intersection of County Road 24 and County Road F was closed for about an hour and thirty minutes while emergency crews responded to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.