On February 1st around 3:58 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Macon County along with Macon County EMS and Macon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle fatality accident on US 36 two miles west of Callao.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the eastbound 2016 Freightliner driven by 58 year old Robert E. Ives of Nevada, Missouri struck the 2018 Massey Ferguson Tractor driven by 62 year old Nels E. Magnuson of Callao, Missouri. Both vehicles traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting Mr. Magnuson from the tractor.
Nels E. Magnuson was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and he was transported to the Macon County Coroners Office.
Robert E. Ives sustained minor injuries and he was transported by EMS to Samaritans Hospital for treatment.
View crash report below: