Created: August 10, 2020 02:40 PM
CASTILE, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Castile man is dead after the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor overturned, falling on top of him.
It happened on Saturday just before 12:30 p.m. at a home on Route 19A in Castile.
Deputies say Walter Pilc, 73, was using a compact tractor along the edge of a soybean field behind his house when it the right side of the tractor left the field, went down a steep embankment and flipped over, pinning him down.
A family member found him.
Pilc was pronounced dead at the scene.
Castile Fire and Rescue and Monroe Ambulance also responded.
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