Carroll Digest

CARROLL COUNTY DIGEST

August 20, 2004

Uniontown man killed when tractor overturns on him

A Carroll County farmer died Wednesday night after his tractor overturned in a field, authorities said.

Wilson Roberts Bounds Sr., 63, of the 3000 block of Uniontown Road in Uniontown, was found unconscious by emergency medical crews responding to a 911 call placed by one of Bounds' employees just after 6 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police at the Westminster barracks said the tractor overturned on a steep incline and trapped Bounds underneath. Medical personnel determined that he had suffered multiple injuries.

Volunteers are sought for annual Day of Caring

The United Way Community Partnership of Carroll County is seeking volunteers for its annual Day of Caring on Sept. 10.

Businesses are invited to recruit volunteer teams of employees to spend the day working on projects for community health and human services agencies. Projects include painting, cleaning, landscaping, reading to children, and sorting donations of clothing.

The Day of Caring will coincide with the kick-off celebration for the annual United Way campaign. Participants will eat breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Family YMCA. After the kick-off celebration, volunteer teams will report to their project sites.

Volunteers usually work on projects from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., but people who can work only a few hours are welcome to participate.

Companies can form a team, designate a team coordinator and register with the United Way Partnership of Carroll County.

Information: 410-840-2837.

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