1 person hospitalized following crash involving farm equipment

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CORRECTION: A previous version of this story identified the farm equipment as a combine. Authorities later reported the equipment was actually a tractor pulling a planter.

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – One person was injured Wednesday night following a crash on US 41 near Pimento Circle in Vigo County.

According to Indiana State Police, Kenneth Tucker, 56, of Sullivan, was traveling northbound on US 41, when he “failed to observe a tractor pulling a planter.” He vehicle crashed into the rear end of the farm equipment.

Tucker was transported to a nearby hospital via air ambulance. His injuries are believed to be non life-threatening, according to police.

The driver of the tractor was not injured.

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