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Elderly woman dead after tractor fire near Brooks

An 88-year-old woman is dead following a tractor fire near Brooks, Alta. on Sunday, RCMP say.

No one else injured

RCMP say the woman died of her injuries. (CBC)

An 88-year-old woman is dead following a tractor fire near Brooks, Alta. on Sunday, RCMP say.

According to police, a tractor and baler caught fire, causing the driver of the tractor to be badly burned.

Mary-Jane Wickert was transported to a Calgary hospital via STARS ambulance, but she died of her injuries.

No one else was hurt. 

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