Boy Killed By Tractor In Missouri

LEE’S SUMMIT, Missouri, USA (AP) – A 7-year-old boy died after falling from a tractor full of straw he was riding in in Missouri, authorities said.

The accident occurred around 7:45 p.m. Saturday outside Lee’s Summit, a rural Missouri town, Jackson County police said.


Officers rushed to the scene after receiving a report that a child was seriously injured, local police commander Darryl Forté reported on Twitter.

The boy was hanging from the trailer connected to the tractor, when he lost control and fell, being run over by the wagon. He died in the hospital that night.

The authorities have not released the name of the minor.