Fatal Agriculture Accident in Gainesville

October 5, 2012 Updated Oct 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Fatal Agriculture Accident in Gainesville

October 5, 2012 Updated Oct 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, NY ( WKBW/Release) - At approximately 1:24 P.M. Thursday, the New York State Police out of Warsaw responded to a report of an agricultural accident on School Road in the Town of Gainesville, NY.

Wyoming County dispatch received a report of a farm worker from Marquart Farms that was seriously injured as a result of being struck by a farm vehicle while harvesting potatoes.

The Gainesville Fire Department along with Monroe Ambulance also responded and located an 86-year-old male victim that had been struck by a farm truck, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Wyoming County Corner.

The investigation into the accident is pending at this time.