Montgomery County man dies after tractor overturns in creek

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Published: Jan. 13, 2021 at 5:15 AM CST
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - An Independence veterinarian has died after his tractor turned over in a creek.

Deputies responded to County Road 3670 after reports of an overturned tractor. 76-year-old Richard Barta did not survive the incident.

Officials said the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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