MILLER COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident involving a tractor in Miller County Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred near White School Road, southeast of Tuscumbia.
Troopers say 9 year-old Chesney Rush of Eugene Missouri was killed. His body was transported to Phillips Funeral Home.
The accident happened when 40-year-old Roy Rush was crossing a pond dam and the John Deere 7420 tractor overturned and then came to a rest on its top. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregory. Mr. Rush was reportedly unhurt.
Trooper Cpl. Stacks responded to the scene at 4:15 p.m. This was Troop F’s 7th fatality investigation for the year