Jackson man killed in crash involving tractor

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — A Tuesday morning wreck involving a farming tractor leaves one man dead.

car-wreck17.jpgMichael Yancey, 22, of Jackson was killed in the crash that occurred around 11 a.m. on Highway 70 about three miles west of Jackson, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Yancey was traveling eastbound when the Chevy Malibu he was driving reportedly struck the rear of a John Deere tractor.

According to the report, Yancey was attempting to pass in a no-passing zone when he struck the tractor, which was slowing down to turn onto Hillard Lane.

Yancey was wearing a seat belt.

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