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Man dies after tractor rollover near pond in Yates County

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Authorities say a 25-year-old died over the weekend after a farm tractor fell on him while he was working in Yates County.


Deputies say first responders were dispatched to Waugh Road shortly after 4 p.m. for a farm accident.

A tractor reportedly tipped over the edge of a pond dike.

Travis Hoover, the 25-year-old operating it, was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police, Dundee firefighters, and Yates County EMS all responded to the scene.