Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported 77-year-old Loyman Danos died as a result of an incident involving a tractor on March 3, 2020. Foul play is not suspected.
At around 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, a neighbor discovered Danos lying under his own tractor on his property, and the neighbor called 911. LPSO deputies, Lockport Police, Lockport Volunteer Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance responded to the scene. Through investigation, detectives determined Danos was standing near the tractor while the engine was running when the tractor moved forward, trapping him under one of the tires. Danos was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives discovered no evidence of foul play. An autopsy is pending.