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Farmer ID’d in fatal tractor, SUV crash in Shelby Co.

Published: Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 8:24 PM
Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 2:07 PM

UPDATE @ 1:55 p.m.:

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died after an accident involving a tractor and an SUV Saturday in Turtle Creek Twp.

John A. Fullenkamp, 36, of Fort Loramie was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

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According to a release, Fullenkamp was driving a farm tractor that was pulling an agricultural sprayer northbound on State Route 29 around 4 p.m.

A Cadillac Escalade struck the sprayer and tractor in the rear, according to the release.

Fullenkamp was ejected from the tractor.

A female driving the Cadillac was taken to Wilson Health by Fort Loramie Rescue where she was treated and released.

The accident is under investigation.

UPDATE @ 10:24 p.m.:

The fatal accident that occurred earlier today in Turtle Creek Twp. is still being investigated.

The woman driving the Cadillac Escalade was taken to Wilson Health by Fort Loramie Rescue and was treated and released. 

They have not released the name of the victim that was ejected from the farm tractor.

FIRST REPORT:

A fatal vehicle and farm tractor accident occurred earlier today on State Route 29 in the 11000 block near Fort Loramie-Swanders Road.

A farm tractor was pulling a field sprayer when an SUV rear ended the tractor.

The farmer was ejected and thrown off the tractor.

The farmer was deceased on arrival and taken to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.

It is unknown if the driver of the SUV was injured.

The incident happened around 4:00 p.m., and is still under investigation.