MOUNT MORRIS – An Amish farmer passed away on Monday as the result of an agricultural accident in which a tractor rolled over on Ridge Road.
According to Chief Deputy Matthew Burgess, the male farmer is believed to be between the ages of 55 and 60 and was working on the tractor in a graveled area on the farm when it rolled over on top of him.
The emergency call was made from the farm at about 3:44 p.m.
According to first responders who were on scene, the tractor has steel wheels and is used on the farm, which is run by an Amish family to produce vegetables and baked goods.
A sign at the intersection of Rte. 408 and Ridge Road says that the farm sells baked goods every Saturday on Ridge Road.
Ridge Road was re-opened to traffic at 5:30 p.m.
The family requested that media not take photos of their property.
Numerous members of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office handled the investigation along with Mount Morris Police, State Police, State park Police, and the Livingston County Coroner.