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Sodus farmer on tractor hit, killed by car

A Sodus man died after being thrown from his tractor during a crash last week.

State Police say James Fisher was operating the tractor southbound on Town Line Road Friday evening when a southbound vehicle hit the hay tedder the tractor was towing.

Fisher, 67, was ejected from the tractor and taken to Strong Memorial Hospital. He died from his injuries early Saturday.

Troopers say the driver, 19-year-old Olivia Engebrecht, and a front-seat passenger in her vehicle were unhurt. A back seat passenger was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Troopers say the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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