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Personal Injury Accident

Posted: 07/01/2021

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 21008111

Date Reported: 06/30/2021 at 2018 hours

Incident: Personal Injury Accident

Location: 8421 County Road 27, LaGrande Township

Complainant/Victim: Driver: Gary Anderson, Age 49

Case Details:

On 6/30/2021 at about 2018 hours the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report that a man was pinned under a tractor near the intersection of State Hwy 27 and State Hwy 114. A passing truck driver was able to spot the rolled tractor a few hundred yards off the roadway and located the victim pinned by their legs underneath it. The victim was freed after the arrival of a State Trooper who used a floor jack to lift the tractor. The Victim stated they had been mowing overgrowth on the family property when the tractor's rear tire hit a dirt mound causing the tractor to roll, resulting in them to be pinned for 30 minutes before being found.

The victim was transported the ER with non life-threatening injuries.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the MN State Patrol, North ambulance, and the Alexandria Fire Department.

Officer: Deputy Shawn Schmidt, #234

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