Morgan Co. man killed when tractor overturns

ROCKY MOUNT, Mo. (AP) -- A Morgan County man died when the farm tractor he was driving slid backward down a hill and overturned.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 87-year-old Ernest Gibbs, of Rocky Mount, was thrown from the tractor Thursday and died at the scene.

The tractor continued rolling backward and struck two nearby houses before it stopped.

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