19-year-old dead after Patrick County tractor accident over the weekend

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PATRICK COUNTY, Va. – A 19-year-old is dead after a tractor accident in Patrick County over the weekend. 

Authorities say Brandon France was hurt while working on a farm tractor at his home on Big A School Road in Stuart. 

First responders arrived at the scene around 4 p.m., and France was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

"This is a very sad day for our county, please keep Brandon and his family in your prayers," said Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith. 

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