A 69-year-old farmer lost his life on Saturday when he was crushed by his tractor after it overturned on his farm at Palaio Eleftherochori in Pieria, northern Greece.
The incident occurred shortly after 8 a.m.
Firefighters extracted the man from under the vehicle and rushed him to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police in the town of Larissa, central Greece, announced the arrest Thursday of eight people over their involvement in illegal archaeological digs and antiquities trading after a months-long investigation.
The gang conducted illicit excavations in mountainous rural areas of Thessaly and Pieria in central Greece with the aim of selling their finds on the black market.
A nationwide crackdown by Traffic Police last week resulted in more than 6,500 tickets being issued for drink driving and speeding.
A total of 28,426 inspections were carried out and 6,579 violations of the Greek highway code were recorded.
Most of the violations recorded were in Attica (852), with 360 in Thessaloniki, 333 in Pieria, 305 in Fthiotida and 275 in Corinth.
Farmers in northern Greece said on Tuesday they will escalate their protests and invited the ministers of agricultural development and growth and labor to a meeting to discuss their concerns.
Roadblocks have been set up on highways in the prefectures of Imathia, Pella, Pieria and Serres and that connecting Katerini and Thessaloniki.