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Crawford County Man Fatally Injured In ATV/Tractor Accident

By James B. Bartle
A 78-year-old Crawford County man was fatally injured following an accident between and ATV and a farm tractor on Argo Rd., Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m.
According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department and Bourbon Fire, they were called to the 2000 block of Argo Rd., when an ATV, operated by Robert Middleton, 78, Sullivan, had a reported mechanical malfunction causing the ATV to accelerate into the back of a hay bale spike on a tractor operated by Mark Middleton, 52, Bourbon, as the tractor was stopped at a gate.
Robert Middleton was transported by Missouri Baptist Ambulance to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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