(Mount Sterling, Ill)—Authorities in Brown County, Illinois say a farm accident leaves a Mount Sterling man dead and another injured.

KHQA News is reporting the accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday.  Ninety-one year old James Howell and his 62 year-old son Anthony were working on a tractor inside a shed near Mount Sterling.  The tractor started while in gear and struck both men.

James Howell was pronounced dead at the scene.  Anthony Howell was seriously injured and flown to a Springfield hospital.