Fatal Accident Southeast of Edina

According to Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal accident on private property off Ringtail Place in rural Knox County approximately five miles southeast of Edina on Tuesday afternoon, September 18, 2018 at approximately 1:24 p.m.

“The Sheriff’s office received a report of a rollover involving a Polaris Ranger. I arrived at the scene at 1:33 p.m. and found an older male subject trapped underneath the ranger. The subject was pronounced deceased at 1:40 p.m.,” said Sheriff Robert Becker.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Albert Hagerla, 72, was southbound in a field when he went into a culvert and overturned. Hagerla was partially ejected from the vehicle.

According to Sheriff Becker, KCSO was assisted at the scene by MSHP, the Knox County Ambulance District and the Knox County Rescue Squad.