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UPDATED (6-17-18) The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died at the scene who was on the tractor as John A. Fullenkamp (36) of Fort Loramie.

The driver of the Escalade was 54 year old Kathyrn Unrast of St Henry.

Funeral Arrangements for Fullenkamp–

Mass of Christian Burial will will be held Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Church, Fort Loramie. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.

(6-16-18) A  Cadillac Escalade and farm tractor accident occurred around 4pm today in Shelby County just east of Ft. Loramie in Turtle Creek Township  on State Route 29 near Fort Loramie-Swanders Road.

A farm tractor was pulling a field sprayer when an SUV rear ended the tractor with the farmer (name withheld at this time) being ejected and was thrown off the tractor.  The farmer died on arrival and was taken to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.

The driver of the Cadillac Escalade was taken by Fort Loramie Rescue to Wilson Health in Sidney and was treated and released.

The crash remains under investigation.

Story will be updated when additional information is provided

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