Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office investigating deadly tractor fire


The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said they’re investigating after a person was found dead after a tractor fire.  

Sheriff Herman Jones said in a press release that the incident happened in the 1800 block of NW 38th St. around 10:26 Saturday morning. 

According to Sheriff Jones, the operator of the tractor, Neal Tyler, 80, of Topeka, was found deceased when emergency responders arrived on scene. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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