71-year-old Mo. Man Dies in Tractor Accident

7 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, March 29 2012 Mar 29, 2012 Thursday, March 29, 2012 9:30:01 AM CDT March 29, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

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.

 

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