9-Year-Old Missouri Boy Killed in Tractor Accident
A 9-year-old Missouri boy died in a tractor accident Tuesday in Miller County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol say a John Deere 7420 farm tractor was crossing a pond dam around 4:15 p.m. when it ran off the roadway, overturned and came to rest on its top. 9-year-old Chesney T. Rush was pronounced dead at the scene by Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregory. His body was taken to Phillips Funeral Home.
The driver of the tractor, 40-year-old Roy D. Rush of Eugene, Missouri, was not injured. The tractor sustained moderate damage in the accident.
This accident is the seventh fatality accident in the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop F region in 2017.