Beach trash collector run over, killed on by own tractor

Cops: Worker fell, struck by tractor wheels

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. -  Authorities say a trash collection worker was killed when he fell off his tractor and it ran over him on Panama City Beach.

Panama City Beach police say 25-year-old Sean Philbrook was working on the beach behind the Twin Palms Condominiums Monday afternoon. He fell and was struck by the wheels of the tractor.

The News Herald of Panama City reported that Philbrook was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police were still investigating late Monday.

No further details were immediately available.

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