UPDATED at 8:41 AM... Early Morning Accident leads to an InvestigationMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jan 09 2020 7:57 AM
HOUSTON COUNTY: This morning around 4:00 AM.. Pansey Fire, Ashford Rescue, Houston County Sheriff's Office responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor on US 84 in Pansey.
Houston County Sheriff's Investigators are talking with the driver about the tractor. The investigation is in the early stages, however it appears the tractor may or may not have been stolen.
We will update as soon as more information is released.
UPDATED @ 8:41 AM...
The tractor was in fact stolen. It is an open cab Massey Ferguson that the thief was driving along 84 without lights. A car came along behind him and in swerving to miss him took their rear view mirror off on the back tire. The gentleman retreated into the house at the corner of HWY 84 and 75 South. The suspect has been apprehended and he is being booked this morning he is from Columbia. He also tried stealing a backhoe, but was unable to do so. He was able to damage it though.