Holden Man Dies in Tractor Accident
A Holden man died in a tractor accident that occurred Wednesday in Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a John Deere, driven by 90-year-old William E. Brunner of Holden, was on Route TT, east of SW 1821 Road, (southwest of Kingsville) sometime after 2 p.m. Wednesday, when the tractor ran off the right side of the road, struck a fence and rolled down an embankment, ejecting the driver. The tractor came to rest in a creek bed.
Brunner was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:10 p.m., by Johnson County Coroner Clark Holdren.
Johnson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.