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Makawao man, 56, dies after tractor accident

WAILUKU >> A 56-year-old Makawao man has died of injuries suffered when his tractor rolled onto him last week.

Benjamin Ladd died Saturday, the Maui News reported today. 

Maui police say Ladd was operating the tractor at about 10:35 a.m. Wednesday on his property on Alaluana Road when he drove into a ravine and fell off the tractor. The machine then rolled onto him.

Ladd suffered extensive internal injuries and was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center where he died.

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