Child Seriously Hurt by PTO Shaft at Minnesota Farm
Verndale, MN (KROC-AM News) - A child was airlifted to a Twin Cities Hospital following a farming-related accident in central Minnesota.
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office says the young victim suffered serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after becoming entangled in a piece of farm machinery at a rural property north of Verndale. A news release says the child, whose age and name have not been released, was mixing feed and got caught in a power take-off shaft.
The person who called 911 indicated they were transporting the injured child to a nearby hospital in their personal vehicle. A medical helicopter was then dispatched and brought the victim to the North Memorial Medical Center for treatment.
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