William Masten Brendle killed when tractor flips on top of him.
A man working with a tractor on a farm near Elkin was killed Friday when it flipped over on him, according to an emergency official.
The victim was identified as William Masten Brendle, 67, of Jacksonville, Fla.
The fatal accident was reported shortly before 10 a.m. at 173 Old Meadowbrook Lane, located off N.C. 268.
The man was working with his son beside a small wooded area there when the incident occurred.
Brendle was crushed underneath its weight as a result.