Teenager dies in farm tractor accident

A Frankford, Mo. teenager is dead after he fell from a tractor he was driving Monday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Michael Steele, 15, was driving a 1954 International farm tractor hauling a trailer south on Salem Rd. north of Mark Twain Rd. That's when he fell from the tractor and was run over by the trailer.

The accident happened at 4:24 p.m. in Ralls County, Mo.

Ralls County Coroner Denise Goodwin pronounced Steele dead at the scene. His body was transported to Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.