GRACEVILLE — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was killed when he fell off a moving tractor.

About 11:12 a.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a call in a field on Smokey Road near Graceville in reference to a tractor accident.

Upon arrival, it was learned that a 20-year-old identified as Christopher Cobb was killed when he fell off a moving tractor.

The investigation indicated that Cobb was standing on the tractor step and holding onto a handle while the tractor was moving. It appeared that Cobb lost his footing and fell into the path of the tractor, causing fatal injuries.

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