19-year-old man dies following farm tractor accident

PATRICK COUNTY – A 19-year-old Stuart man has died following a tractor accident.

According to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith, Brandon Lee France was injured while working on a farm tractor at his residence on Big A School Road.

First responders were dispatched to the scene at 3:59 PM on Saturday.

Smith says France was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

"This is a very sad day for our county, please keep Brandon and his family in your prayers," Smith stated in a news release.


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