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11-19-2012, 08:35 AM #1
Former State Senator Lowell Barron Recovering After Tractor AccidentFormer State Senator Lowell Barron Recovering After Tractor Accident
FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) Former Alabama State Senator Lowell Barron is recovering after being involved in a tractor accident. The accident happened Saturday afternoon in Fort Payne.
Barrone's son posted the following update to Facebook: Dad had a halo installed to stabilize fractured vertebrae in his neck this morning. He is in good condition, great sprits and should make a full recovery (4-6 months). He is thankful for everyone's thoughts and prayers.
Barron was flown to Huntsville Hospital by helicopter Saturday after the accident.
Barron served Alabama's 8th District, which includes Jackson County and parts of Madison and DeKalb counties, from 1983 until 2010. Barron, a Democrat, was defeated by Republican Shadrack McGill in November of 2010.
Barron injured in tractor accident
Former state Sen. Lowell Barron was injured in a tractor accident while working at North Pointe Apartments in Fort Payne on Saturday.
He was on the side of a hill doing some bush hogging or something in there and maybe lost his traction and rolled over several times. He was seatbelted in, said Fort Payne police Chief Randy Bynum, who did not work the accident but received a report from an officer who did."Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work" -- Thomas A. Edison
11-19-2012, 03:40 PM #2
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Re: Former State Senator Lowell Barron Recovering After Tractor Accident
He's lucky to survive that!
From what I understand, most people have to actually die to get a halo.
11-19-2012, 07:32 PM #3