Canyon County

Caldwell man dies in tractor accident on rural road

Ismael Loera, 27, was pinnned under a rear wheel of the tractor he was driving on Lowell Road near Chicken Dinner Road about 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Deputies are investigating what caused Loera to lose control of the tractor while moving a fruit conveyor from one field to another, according to a news release. Witnesses told investigators the tractor was heading west on Lowell when it rolled over on its side, pinning Loera.

Loera died at the scene, the sheriff’s office reports.