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"Farmer Cheated Death", Picture of John Deere Tractor that Fell Over 25 Feet

A farmer was sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after his tractor crashed over side of bridge near Ailsa Craig Monday. JOHN MINER/The London Free Press

From The London Free Press: "Farmer Cheated Death":


Farmer injured after tractor rolls down embankment near Ailsa Craig

A farmer cheated death after his tractor rolled about 25-feet down an embankment near Ailsa Craig.

The tractor was carrying a couple of trailers with corn when it went rolled off Petty St. just east of Bear Creek Rd. and went over the edge of the embankment, said Middlesex OPP Const. Kevin Howe.

“One male party was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries,” said Howe.

OPP closed the road for about one hour while they cleaned the area.

The crash happened at about 4 p.m.

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Did he fall asleep?

Glad he wasn't killed.

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