Meigs County farmer rescued after tractor falls into sinkhole

An 82-year-old farmer was rescued after his tractor fell into a sinkhole in Meigs County on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. / Photo from Facebook post on Meigs County Emergency Services page
photo An 82-year-old farmer was rescued after his tractor fell into a sinkhole in Meigs County on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. / Photo from Facebook post on Meigs County Emergency Services page

An 82-year-old farmer was rescued after his tractor fell into a sinkhole in Meigs County.

The incident happened Wednesday, according a Facebook post from the Meigs County Emergency Services.

Community members helped Meigs County officials get the man to safety after he fell about 12 feet into water.