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29 January 2018

JAMESPORT: Lyle Wells Killed In Farm Equipment Accident With Manure Spreader At Wells Homestead Acres Farm

 

JAMESPORT: Lyle Wells Killed In Farm Equipment Accident With Manure Spreader At Wells Homestead Acres Farm

Lyle Wells Died In Tragic Accident With Manure Spreader While Working At His Farm In Jamesport, New York; Please Support The Family of The Victim By Donating To His YOUCARING PAGE 

JAMESPORT, NEW YORK (January 28, 2018) – A beloved farmer and well known figure in the community has tragically died in a farm accident with a manure spreader at the Wells Homestead Acres Farm on Sound Avenue.

Jamesport police have been able to identify the man that died in the farm equipment accident as Lyle C Wells.

Police recieved a call that Lyle Wells  became trapped in a manure spreader at the Wells Homestead Acres Farm.

By the time firefighters and paramedics arrived at the scene, Lyle Wells was found dead. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.

News of the victim’s death sent the community into mourning. Friends and family expressed their deep sadness over the death of the beloved farmer. He was remembered as a leader in the community and well respected for his deep knowledge about agriculture.

A YouCaring Page has been set up to help the family of the victim with funeral expenses.

PRODUCT LIABILITY IN ACCIDENTS WITH FARM EQUIPMENT

The companies that manufacture farm equipment have a responsibility to create reasonably safe products for farmers to use. If a company designs a product that malfunctions or has some sort of inherent design defect, they may be liable for any accidents or injuries that may occur. A person that is injured or killed in a farm accident due to faulty machinery may be able to file a claim for damages.

Our staff at Lipsig Lawyers were deeply saddened to learn about the tragic farm accident that killed Lyle Wells in Jamesport. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of the victim as they continue to grieve such an incredible loss. We sincerely hope that Jamesport officials will investigate what happened thoroughly for the sake of all of those that have been affected. We also encourage everyone to donate to the You Caring Page that has been set up for the family.