Deputies: Man dies after being run over by tractor in Dansville

Posted at: 04/17/2014 10:16 PM
Updated at: 04/18/2014 3:46 AM

The Steuben County Sheriff's Department says a 77-year-old man died following a tractor accident in the town of Dansville.

According to deputies, crews were called to Route 36, near Stony Brook State Park, after it was reported that a man had been run over by a tractor. The victim, Donald Stewart, had been using a tractor with a forklift and, at some point, the tractor rolled over him.

Stewart was treated at the scene and taken to Noyes Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later.