Farm Accident Results In Mt. Blanchard’s Man Death

06/25/19 – 5:26 A.M.

A farming accident led to the death of a Mt. Blanchard man yesterday. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports that the accident happened shortly before 4 p.m. in a field on Township Road 152 in Delaware Township. 44-year-old Christopher Farver was working on a piece of farm machinery. 77-year-old Leo Smalley was driving a John Deere tractor and pulling an implement, which struck Farver.

Farver was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident remains under investigation.