Collinsville man killed in accident involving tractor

Collinsville man killed in accident involving tractor
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A 61-year-old man was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor.

Authorities say Jackie Junior Bowers of Collinsville was killed when a GMC Acadia struck the 1998 Case tractor he was standing near, causing the tractor to strike him and causing fatal injuries.

The accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. on DeKalb County 44 near DeKalb County 446, about five miles east of Fyffe. Bowers died at the scene.

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