Niles farmer dies when tractor rolls down hill

An 88-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when his Farmall tractor rolled down a 30-foot embankment in front of his Old Salt Road farm in the town of Niles, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies said August Komoroski was attempting to turn his Farmall tractor with a sickle-arm mower at the top of the embankment when the tractor rolled down the hill toward the road, pinning him underneath.

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Be safe out there this summer folks. Tragedies like this happen all to often when we are not vigilant about safe operation of our equipment or become complacent about our own safety.

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