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Man Perishes In Tractor Accident

William Brunner, a 90-year-old Holden man, perished in a tractor accident in Johnson County on Wednesday, June 29.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident took place between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Route TT, east of Southwest 1821st Road. An eastbound John Deere tractor, driven by Brunner, traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree, rolled down an embankment, ejected the driver and came to rest in a creek bed.

Brunner was pronounced deceased at the scene at 11:10 p.m. by Johnson County Coroner Clark Holdren.

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