Calculating the impact force of a flipping tractor on a person.

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A 5500 lb. tractor is traveling downhill at 36 mph. A sudden turn causes it to flip side over side propelling it 6 feet into the air before landing atop an individual. The weight is distributed upon impact between a 408 inch square area on the rear end, and a 10 inch square area 9 ft away on the front end. Calculate the impact force of each end... and let me know because my chest was the 408 square inch area and I am bored sittign here recovering from my injuries.

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