71-year-old Mo. Man Dies in Tractor Accident
HOLDEN (AP) - A 71-year-old man has been killed in a tractor accident in a rural area in western Missouri's Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 71-year-old John E. Lee of Centerview. He died Wednesday night when the tractor had mechanical difficulties on a steep slope. The tractor careened out of control and struck a tree. Lee was thrown from the tractor, and it ran over him.
Lee was pronounced dead at the scene.