Lauderdale County man killed while driving tractor on Hwy. 72

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KILLEN, Ala. – A Killen man lost his life when a car struck the tractor he was driving Thursday.

State Troopers say Bobby Wade Cochran, 55, of Killen, was killed when the tractor he was driving on Hwy. 72, four miles east of Killen, collided with a car. Cochran was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital to be treated for injury. There’s no word yet on that person’s condition.

State Troopers are investigating the cause of the accident.