Troopers: Rolling tractor killed elderly man

Troopers: Rolling tractor killed elderly man

HOWELL COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - An elderly man from Missouri was reportedly killed by a tractor he was driving.

Eugene E. Durnell, 80, of Cabool died in the incident, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Durnell was driving a McCormick CX105 farm tractor on private property on Howell County Road 5990, just south of Cabool, 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Troopers state in the crash report the tractor rolled and struck Durnell who was outside the tractor.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Howell County coroner.

Troop G notes this is the twentieth fatality crash for 2016 as compared to 10 at this time last year.

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