• You’re still on my lonely mind

    Farm tractor accident claims life 

    NORMAN — A 39-year-old man died after a tractor accident in rural east Norman, police said Monday.Nicholas Hobbs was found by a family member trapped under an overturned farm tractor in the 10000 block of E Franklin Road, his family told police about 7 p.m. Friday, said police Lt. Tom Easley.

    Emergency workers found the victim pinned beneath the steering wheel of the tractor, Easley said.

    He was taken to Norman Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    A preliminary investigation by officer Kevin Smetter showed the tractor had rolled over while being unloaded from a trailer, trapping Hobbs beneath it.

    My colleague. My friend. Tiffany’s Husband. Jack and Mason’s dad. Nick Hobbs. Thursday was his birthday. Friday he died in a tragic accident. Rest in Peace, my friend. We love you and will miss you.

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