Man killed in bush hog accident Saturday

June 21, 2021–11:18 a.m.


A 21-year old Rome man was killed in an accident involving a bush hog over the weekend.

According to Deputy Floyd County Coroner Brent Whatley, Joseph Hunter Ricks of a Ward Mountain Road address was bush hogging a field near the intersection of Highway 140 and Highway 53 when he slipped off the bush hog and was run over.

The accident occurred Saturday afternoon at 12:30 p.m.

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