Eleven-Year-Old Boy Dies In Tractor Accident In Morgan County
There was a fatal accident involving a 11-year-old girl, Lane Holem of Florence, in Morgan County, .1 miles west of Missouri 135 at 8:10 last night (September 5).
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Holem was driving a 1954 John Deere Tractor Model 50 down a steep hill, when he lost control. The tractor travelled off the right side of the roadway, through a ditch and up an embankment. Holem was ejected from the vehicle and struck by it.
Holem was transported to Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Stover.
Holem was pronounced dead at the scene by Doctor William Dennis with University Hospital at the scene at 9:24.
The Florence Fire Department and Morgan County Sheriff's Department assisted the Missouri State Highway Patrol at the scene.
Holem is the 53rd fatal accident in the Troop F jurisdiction for 2015.