Wayne County woman killed in tractor accident

NEWARK, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - A woman is dead after a tractor accident in the Wayne County community of Newark Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, 59-year-old Carol Boyd suffered severe trauma after becoming trapped underneath a tractor at her farm on Bloom Road.

Police say Boyd's husband was attempting to jump start the tractor's battery when it suddenly started and lurched in reverse, striking Boyd, who was sitting in a lawn chair.

Boyd was taken to Newark Wayne Community Hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police say no charges will be filed.

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