RUSSELL — A car collided with a farm tractor, on Marionville Rd., Russell — which was stopped on the roadway, May 5 around 8:30 p.m. This caused the car to land in the ditch. The operator of the tractor, who had been standing near his vehicle, suffered major injuries.
A witness at the scene commenced first aid on the farm tractor driver until the Prescott-Russell Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The farm tractor driver has been identified as George St-Pierre, 63-years-old, of Russell.
Marionville Road was closed between St-Pierre St. and South Russell Rd. for several hours while the OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) worked to determine the cause of the crash.
No charges are anticipated.