Note: This article was modified on Tuesday, April 30, to include the name of the tractor driver and more information from the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
SHANNON, Miss. (WTVA) - A tractor driver was seriously hurt after an 18-wheeler collided with his tractor.
The wreck involved an 18-wheeler and a farm tractor.
The wreck happened on Monday afternoon in the southbound lane of Highway 45 Alternate near County Road 506.
The 18-wheeler suffered severe damage to its front.
The tractor lost a front wheel but remained upright.
Law enforcement officers and medical personnel responded to the scene.
A helicopter also responded.
On Tuesday, the Mississippi Highway Patrol identified the tractor driver as Ronald Herndon, 65, of Shannon.
Public Information Officer Jason Roe said the tractor was rear-ended by the 18-wheeler.
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