Fairfax man injured in tractor accident in Atchison County MO

(KLZA)-- A Fairfax, Missouri man suffered what the Missouri Highway Patrol described as moderate injuries in a wreck involving a tractor about 12:20 Wednesday afternoon.

43-year-old Timothy Oswald was traveling west on 280th Street and Kettle Avenue approximately four miles west of Fairfax when he fell asleep and traveled off the south side of the road and down an embankment.

The tractor overturned and came to rest on its side.

Oswald was transported by Atchison / Holt County EMS to the Fairfax Community Hospital.

The Atchison County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene of the wreck.

The tractor was totaled.

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