Elderly man killed in tractor incident

An elderly man has been killed in a tractor incident in far north Queensland.

Reports indicate the man in his 80s was operating a tractor on farm in Mareeba when the vehicle flipped over and crushed him Monday afternoon.

The man was found trapped under the tractor by a family member.

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after midday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Workplace Health and Safety have been notified.

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