Midland County News

Fatal Tractor Accident

  • March 16 2015

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accident that claimed the life of a 51 year old Midland male.  The accident occurred on Redstone Road west of Pine River Road in between the road and the ditch.  The accident involved a tractor that had a trailer attached.  The accident occurred on March 15th, 2015 at approximately 4:00 pm.  The subject was pronounced dead at the scene by Medical Examiner Dr. Dennis Wagner.

From the initial investigation it appears the subject was loading wood onto the trailer.  Witnesses who arrived on scene said the subject was found lying on the ground between the tractor and trailer.  Foul play is not expected at this time.

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by MMMC EMS personnel and the St. Louis Fire Department.  The traffic crash remains under investigation as well as the results of an autopsy.