Man on tractor hurt after woman backs car into him

BLACKWELL, MO (WASHINGTON COUNTY) – A man operating a tractor was hurt Tuesday morning after another vehicle collided with him in Washington County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred at 11:15 a.m. on Campground Road, located in Washington State Park near Highway 104, as a 2019 Toyota 4Runner was backing up.

Chesterfield woman Paula C. Baker, 39, failed to notice a man operating a 2013 John Deere Tractor behind her while she was reversing the 4Runner, and the back of her vehicle collided with the side of the tractor.

The operator of the tractor, 42-year-old Gralyn K. Kennon, of Irondale, was taken to Washington Memorial Hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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