Police: 8-Year-Old Boy Killed in Farming Accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office is continuing their investigation into a farming accident that fatally injured an eight-year-old boy. Authorities say they were called to an address in the Town of Varick last week and found Wilmer Zimmerman caught between a John Deere "Gator" utility vehicle and a loaded hay wagon. He was unresponsive at the scene and air lifted to a Syracuse hospital where he succumb to his injuries. It remains unclear how the boy became pinned.


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