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Tractor Accident Kills Adair County Man

Posted: Nov 29, 2013 10:58 AM by Associated Press

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KIRKSVILLE(AP) - A 43-year-old Adair County man has been killed in a tractor rollover accident in northern Missouri.

The Kirksville Daily Express reports that Richard Dale Johnson died after he became pinned underneath a tractor he had been operating. The Adair County Sheriff's Office says Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff Robert Hardwick said it appeared the tractor slid sideways before overturning and pinning Johnson. The accident occurred Tuesday afternoon.

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