MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Macon County injured a driver from Callao early Tuesday morning.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, troopers responded to U.S. 36 Highway, a half-mile west of Callao around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday to reports of a crash involving a tractor and a pickup truck.
The farm tractor, operated by 50-year-old Nathan S. Ford, of Callao, was partially on the shoulder of the roadway traveling east when a truck, driven by 57-year-old Dale A. Palmer, began to slide on the slick roadway and struck the tractor in its rear.
Palmer was not injured, however Ford reported minor injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Samaritan Hospital to be treated.