Madison County man killed in tractor accident

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - One person was killed and two other people were injured in an traffic accident involving a tractor and a car.

Officials say it happened around 5 p.m. Thursday on Highway 72 near Brownsboro Road.

A car rear-ended the John Deere tractor knocking one of the passengers off.

Raymond Whittaker of New Market was flown to Huntsville Hospital with critical injuries. He died of his injuries.

His passenger, Jackie Parsons, and the driver of the car, Mallory Hancock both suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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