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Fatal bulldozer accident remains under investigation: Livingston County investigators call it a ‘tragic accident’

Officials say a a fatal bulldozer accident in Livingston County remains under investigation.

It happened a little before 6 p.m. on Saturday along Dunkley Road in Leicester.

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Thomas Swyers, age 72, of Perry was using a bulldozer to clear a portion of wooded area.

He was found dead in the woods where he was working. Family had become worried about his well-being when Swyer didn’t return after dark.

Investigators believe the incident was an accident and occurred when Swyer fell off the dozer while it was in gear.



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