Missouri man hospitalized while aiding in flood control
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:15:54 GMT —
A 67-year-old Saverton, Mo. man was flown to an area hospital after he was pinned beneath a tractor while aiding in flood control operations.
Oliver Spratt was taken to Blessing Hospital by helicopter with serious injuries. The incident occurred at 1:45 p.m. near Highways 168 and County Road 413 in Marion County south of Bleigh Construction.
Workers were changing a construction implement on a John Deere tractor when it rolled forward pinning Spratt underneath, the Missouri Highway Patrol said.
Spratt was taken to Blessing Hospital.