By Beacon Staff
A 62-year-old Illinois man riding a tractor was killed in a two-vehicle accident on US 61 Tuesday (March 2), north of the Highway 2 exit near Fort Madison.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, Andy Joe Annegers of Gladstone was killed when the Zetor tractor he was driving was struck from behind by a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. Robert Lavern Keith, 25, of Fort Madison, was the driving of the Grand Prix. The tractor went into the ditch on the west side of the road.
Officials said the collision occurred at 4:49 p.m. The accident is under investigation.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies, Donnellson police, West Point police, and West Point Fire Department assisted at the accident scene