posted on November 10, 2010 10:10
Authorities in Orleans County today are investigating the death of a man whose body was found pinned beneath the wheel of a farm tractor.
The body of 48-year-old John F. Clark was discovered around 5p.m. yesterday on land Clark owns at 12728Stillwater Road in the Town of Carlton.
Deputies said Clark’s body was partially pinned under the rear tire of the tractor he was using to clear his property.
Authorities said it appeared Clark fell from the machine.
An autopsy is being performed to determine if Clark may have been stricken ill causing him to fall from the tractor.
The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office says foul play is not suspected.