SW Missouri man killed after being ran over by own tractor

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP) says  a Crane, Missouri man died in tractor accident Tuesday afternoon.

It happened on Farm Road 2012 about five miles south of Aurora, Missouri around 1:38 p.m. According to MHP, 69-year-old Burl Baum fell off his tractor when it began rolling backwards. The tractor ran Baum over. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is MHP Troop D’s 5th fatality for the month and 51st for the year.