A man died after this tractor rolled as he was doing some landscaping. (Courtesy P.E.I. RCMP)

A 78-year-old man is dead after his tractor rolled over him Wednesday evening near Tyne Valley, P.E.I.

RCMP identified the man as Foster Leroy Wagner of Freeland.

Wagner was pulling a stump or tree on his property around 5 p.m., said police, when the front end of the tractor lifted and he was thrown from the vehicle before it landed on him.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine whether natural causes played a role in the incident.