An Elsberry man was killed in a Sunday evening accident involving a tractor in Lincoln County.

An Elsberry man was killed in a Sunday evening accident involving a tractor in Lincoln County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the crash happened at 6:35 p.m. on Star Hope Lane, 0.9 of a mile west of MO 79.

A 1969 Ford 9N tractor was being driven east by 66-year-old Gene A. Loness of Elsberry. The tractor ran off the left side of the road where it struck a tree before overturning.

Loness was pronounced dead at the scene by Lincoln County coroner Kelly Walters. Loness' body was taken to the Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.