Sumrall man killed in tractor accident

PHOTOS submitted by Jones County Fire Council
PHOTOS submitted by Jones County Fire Council

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Sumrall man was killed Monday afternoon, October 28, in a tractor accident in Jones County.

At 2:08 p.m. volunteer medical first responders and rescue units from Shady Grove and Sharon Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 42 Reeves Road to the report of a man trapped under an overturned tractor.

When rescue units arrived on scene they found a medium size farm tractor overturned in a 10' to 12' ravine with the deceased operator underneath.

Daniel Mauldin, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene by Jones County Coroner Nancy Burnette.

According to Burnette, Mauldin and his wife were working as a team to clear the land at 42 Reeves Road.

Also responding to the scene were Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna, Jones County Sheriff's Department, and EMServ ambulance service.