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Police name tractor victim

May 04, 2000

MAUGANSVILLE - Maryland State Police released the name of 7-year-old boy who died after falling beneath a wheel of a farm tractor he had been riding Wednesday evening.

Police said Curvin Dean Strite was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital following the 8:30 p.m. accident at his home on Pennsylvania Avenue near Showalter Road.

The youngster was riding on the side of a John Deere tractor that was being driven by his 9-year-old brother when the accident occurred at about 8:30 p.m., troopers said.

Police said they have concluded their investigation.

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