Deputies: Branch pins man to seat in fatal tractor accident

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A Schuyler County man is dead after operating a tractor on Sunday. 

Deputies say Phillip C. Harrington, 67, was operating a tractor clearing brush when a large branch struck Harrington, pinning him to his seat. 

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal agricultural accident.

Harrington was found around 10 p.m. on Sunday off of State Route 224 in the Town of Catherine. 

The Odessa Fire Department, Schuyler Ambulance and New York State Police assisted at the scene.  

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