A Walla Walla man died Saturday in a farming accident near Milton-Freewater, according to the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.

Dominic Ferraro, 35, was driving a tractor-baler combination around 8 a.m. during alfalfa baling operations at Adolf Klein Farms when he lost control of the tractor. Ferraro tried to jump from the moving vehicle, but did not clear the machine and was killed. Umatilla County Undersheriff Jim Littlefield said Ferraro was pronounced dead by emergency services at the scene.

Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration took over the investigation.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.