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Meadville Tractor Struck By Semi – Driver Injured

A Meadville man had moderate injuries when the farm tractor he was driving on US 36 near Laclede, was struck by a westbound tractor-trailer.  State Troopers report the crash occurred Wednesday afternoon when 37-year-old Zachary A Thompson of Derby Kansas was westbound, west of Laclede, when he struck the rear of the farm tractor driven by 65-year-old Lee V James of Meadville.  Both vehicles ran off the right side of the road.  James was flown to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.