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Sumner Co. man runs over friend with tractor, leaves scene

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Sheriff's officials in Sumner County say a man ran over his friend with a tractor and left the scene Wednesday.

The collision was reported about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Fairfield and Dutch Creek roads north of Westmoreland.

Officials said David Perry admitted he hit and killed his friend with the tractor.

Perry told police he had been drinking and panicked, so he went home. A witness saw the tractor, which helped officials locate Perry.

He's being charged with reckless homicide and leaving the scene of a death. The victim's name has not been released.

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