Docket No. 104953.

176 Mich. App. 589 (1989)

440 N.W.2d 53


Michigan Court of Appeals.

Decided April 18, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John P.S. Miller, for plaintiff.

Cubitt, Cubitt & Trowhill (by H. Dale Cubitt), for Walter Opanasenko.

Before: MacKENZIE, P.J., and WEAVER and E.A. QUINNELL, JJ.


The issue is whether a tractor is a motor vehicle within the meaning of the owner's liability statute, MCL 257.401; MSA 9.2101.

Defendant Roy Harder backed over and fatally injured his three-year-old daughter while operating a tractor owned by defendant Walter Opanasenko. Roy Harder had been in the process of removing leaves from the driveway of his residence. Plaintiff Angel Harder, mother of the deceased and wife of Roy Harder, brought suit against...

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