Tractor mishap claims life of teen
FAIRFIELD — A tractor rollover yesterday in Jefferson County resulted in the death of Jordan Baker, 16, no address given, according to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
At 6:15 p.m. on Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call, sending officers five miles south of Fairfield off of Highway 1 for a tractor rollover.
Deputies responded and found that Baker was pinned under the tractor.
Baker was pronounced dead at the scene.
Assisting the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at the scene was the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Reserve, Fairfield Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance.