Ellery, NY (August 4, 2020) – A man was killed on Monday afternoon, August 3rd, after being run over by a bulldozer, according to local authorities in the town of Ellery. The fatal incident happened at the Chautauqua County Landfill at approximately 1:30 p.m.
According to authorities, the victim who has not been identified was on foot in the area of the landfill located on Towerville Road when he was struck by a bulldozer. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.
There has been no word on whether or not the victim was a worker or a pedestrian in the area. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation at this time.
No further details have been reported.
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Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
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