Man killed in tractor fire identified

Published: Mar. 10, 2018 at 12:02 PM CST
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An 80-year-old Topeka man died Saturday morning after his tractor went over a wood pile, a fence and then lit on fire.

The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office reports, it happened in the 1800 block NW 38th in Topeka around 10:30 a.m.

Authorities say 80-year old Neal Tyler of Topeka was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's wife reportedly attempted CPR before paramedics could arrive.

Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office, Soldier Township Fire Department and AMR responded to the call.

The incident remains under investigation.