St. Joe man, 84, killed in tractor-vehicle crash

Stolen Sedgwick Co. tractor

ST. JOSEPH, Missouri (AP) – A 84-year-old St. Joseph man has died after a motorist struck his farm tractor in northwest Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred Saturday afternoon as a tractor driven by Ora Brooke of St. Joseph was traveling north on U.S. 71 outside St. Joseph.

The patrol says a pickup truck that was traveling in the same direction struck the rear of the tractor. Brooke was ejected from the tractor and pronounced dead at a hospital.

The pickup driver did not seek medical attention.

 

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