by Tim Church
STAFFORD, Mo. – A Harrison man is involved in a two vehicle crash, which claimed the life of a Strafford man Monday night, in Greene County.
State Troopers report 62-year-old Samuel Easterly of Strafford was traveling eastbound on Route OO at 6:39 p.m., when the international harvester tractor he was operating was struck in the rear by an eastbound semi-truck, being driven by 61-year-old Larry Sinor of Harrison.
According to the online crash report, Easterly was ejected from the tractor when it overturned. Easterly was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital by Dr. Christian Forrier at 7:10 p.m.
Troop D reports this accident as its 54th crash fatality for 2016.