Armstrong County man dies after being pinned under overturned tractor

Armstrong County, Pa. – Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers released his report after a man from Dayton, Pa. was discovered under his lawn tractor in his driveway.

Coroner Myers said Duaine C. McGaughey, 77, was found under his lawn mower after a passerby noticed that the tractor was overturned and then saw the subject underneath it. The subject was mowing his own grass when the lawn tractor overturned on a hillside by the subject’s driveway. The subject was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Timothy Graham. There will be no autopsy. Cause of death was ruled multiple blunt force traumas and the manner of death was ruled accidental.

The coroner’s office was assisted at the scene by Dayton District VFD, Dayton QRS, PSP- Kittanning, and Citizens Ambulance Service