A Marshall man was killed in a tractor accident that occurred Wednesday in Lafayette County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound Kubota L-185, driven by 60-year-old Bernard R. Dotson of Marshall, was on a hillslope at 22056 Davis Road around 3 p.m., when he began to slide down the hill. The tractor overturned , causing the driver to be ejected. The tractor then came to rest on top of the driver.

Dotson was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. David Pulliam at 4:31 p.m. The body was taken to Campbell Lewis Funeral Home.

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