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Butte man killed in tractor accident

Posted: Monday, July 21, 2003

PALMER (AP) A Butte man was killed Sunday morning in a tractor accident.

Dwayne Goodrich, 71, died when the tractor he was driving flipped over backward, trapping and killing him, Alaska State Troopers said.

Goodrich had been towing logs up a steep incline. Family members found Goodrich trapped under his tractor.

Goodrich's body was released to the family, troopers said.

Butte is a community of about 2,800 people on the Glenn Highway about nine miles north of Palmer.



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