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Missouri man killed when tractor overturns

Updated: 2014-01-10T16:04:55Z

— A Morgan County man died when the farm tractor he was driving slid backward down a hill and overturned.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 87-year-old Ernest Gibbs, of Rocky Mount, was thrown from the tractor Thursday and died at the scene.

The tractor continued rolling backward and struck two nearby houses before it stopped.

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