Elmo man killed by backhoe in Nodaway County

| November 9, 2017
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NODAWAY COUNTY, Mo. – A fatal machinery accident was reported around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Nodaway County.

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The Missouri Highway Patrol report says the incident took place on Bell Road, North of 170th Street, approximately 3 miles southwest of Elmo. The Elmo resident, Michael E. Calfee, 67, was loading brush on the loader of a backhoe that was left in gear. The machine began rolling and ran over Calfee.

Calfee was pronounced dead at the scene by the Nodaway County Coroner.

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