Press Release - Sheriff: Update on young child injured at Empire Farm Days
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
08-15-2014 Seneca County Sheriff Jack S. Stenberg reports that the young man who was seriously injured in an August 7, 2014 accident at Empire Farm Days is recovering.
Michael J. Pierce, age 8, of 256 Irish Settlement Road, Heuvelton, New York was seriously injured after being trapped and crushed under a hoof triming machine. Pierce is still recovering from his injuries sustained on August 7th at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. An extensive investigation conducted by the Seneca County Sheriff's Office has determined the incident as accidential in nature and no charges will be filed. The Seneca County Sheriff would like to commend all first responders for their quick response which ultimately gave Michael his best chances for recovery.