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Northport man dies after tractor goes off the road

The crash happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday on Atlantic Highway, according to a release from the Waldo County Sheriff's Office.
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NORTHPORT, Maine — A man died Tuesday night after the tractor he was driving went off the road in Northport.

The crash happened around 7 p.m. on Atlantic Highway, the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said in a release Wednesday. 

Scotty Richards, 62, of Northport, died as a result of his injuries, according to officials.

Richards was driving northbound in a Michigan 55A loader when witnesses saw the vehicle roll backward down the road before rolling over into a ditch, ejecting Richards, officials said.

The specific cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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