NEVADA, Ohio An area man died yesterday in Bucyrus Community Hospital after being injured in an accident on Wyandot County Road 430 at State Rt. 231 about a mile north of here, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.
The victim was Jeffrey Cramer, 45, of Nevada, who was thrown from the driver s seat of a tractor being towed by Eric Cramer, 43, also of Nevada, who was driving a pickup truck.
The Cramer pickup-tractor rig was eastbound on Road 430 approaching Route 231 about 12:55 p.m. when it slowed for a pickup truck driven by Hazel Willhelm, 73, of Nevada, who was turning from westbound Road 430 south onto Route 231. That s when the chain being used to pull the tractor wrapped around the axle of the tractor, causing it to overturn, troopers at the patrol s Bucyrus post said.