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Police release name of victim in Farm Tractor accident in Busti-area...

A West Ellicott man has now been identified as the person killed when a farm tractor rolled down a ravine on Orr Street Extension in the town of Busti Thursday night.  Lakewood-Busti Police now say that 60 year-old James Hall was operting the tractor... towing a brush-hog on a narrow dirt road.  Officers say the tractor and brush hog went off the road... and, down the 30-foot ravine.  They say Hall was ejected... and, the tractor landed on him.  Hall's wife tried to reach him by phone... and, later found him with a friend... and, called police about 9:15 p.m.  Police say he was pronounced dead at the scene.  Lakewood and Busti fire rescue crews responded to the scene. 


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