Huntingtown, MD – On Sunday, July 12 at 6 p.m. the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office reported that during the day units responded to Old Plum Point Road in Huntingtown regarding a person who flipped a farm tractor over backwards and trapped himself underneath it. 

Upon initial investigation the driver was found to be deceased. 

The victim has been identified as the homeowner, Richard Wayne Cornwell. 49.

Further investigation revealed Cornwell was working in his yard clearing bushes and trying to pull up a stump when the tractor flipped over.

The incident occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and 1:39 p.m. Sunday.