Small Child Dies in Accident Involving Tractor in Rockmart

An eleven month old was killed in an accident involving a tractor on private property in Rockmart earlier this week; according to the Rome-News Tribune first responders were called to the scene shortly after 6:00pm Tuesday (August 30th).

It remains unclear just what led to the child receiving fatal injuries – however he was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating that incident since it involved a fatality, and several local agencies responded to the scene – including Rockmart Fire and Rescue, Rockmart Police, AdventHealth Redmond EMS, Polk County Police – and Polk County Fire and Rescue.

(Rome News-Tribune/

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