Man killed in farming accident in Niagara County

Posted at 8:38 AM, Jun 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-19 21:16:04-04

A man in Niagara County was killed Saturday after an accident involving farm equipment.

Deputies say around 10am, the tractor and haybine being used by Larry Cooper on Seaman Road in Hartland experienced a mechanical failure. What happened next is unclear, but the 68-year-old was found trapped underneath the tractor.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.