Westford, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A man is dead after a farming accident in the Town of Westford.
The Otsego County Sherriff’s deputies were called to a County Route 34 farm around 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 27.
Daniel Banks, 40, was attempting to free a frozen power take-off on a corn chopper when his clothes became tangled in the machine and it pulled him in, said the Sherriff’s Office.
The Otsego County Coroner pronounced Banks dead at the scene due to severe blunt force trauma to the upper body.
The Westford Fire Department and Schenevus Emergency Squad also responded to the scene.