Cole County man dies in tractor crash

1 month 2 days 8 hours ago Wednesday, October 16 2019 Oct 16, 2019 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:53:00 AM CDT October 16, 2019 in News
By: Cory Johnson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLE COUNTY - A St. Thomas man is dead after a tractor crash Tuesday evening.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 83-year-old Robert Luebbering was driving a 1967 John Deere 3020 at the time of the incident.

The report said Luebbering was travelling down a driveway in the 1300 block of Lower Bottom Road in St. Thomas when he began to veer off the drive and overcorrected twice before striking a tree and overturning.

Luebbering was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:28 p.m.

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