LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - A young farmboy was crushed to death Wednesday by a large tractor wheel.
Authorities said the victim, Thomas Paul Slavens, 9, was watching his father, Paul A. Slavens, change a tractor wheel when the jack fell. The rear wheel toppled onto the boy's head.
Young Slavens died en route to a hospital from his home north of here.
Logansport (Indiana) Press, June 6, 1963.