Worker Sustains Serious Injuries After Getting Stuck in Auger

By KBJR News 1

Worker Sustains Serious Injuries After Getting Stuck in Auger

September 18, 2012 Updated Sep 18, 2012 at 4:05 PM CDT

Kelliher, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- A worker at the Hedblad Saw Mill received serious injuries after he got stuck in an auger.

At 2:08 p.m., the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the mill on Pioneer Road in Kelliher.

Deputies on scene found the worker who had been freed from the auger receiving first aid for injuries to his extremities and torso.

First responders, Fire and EMS and a North Ambulance Life Flight Helicopter responded to the scene.

Beltrami County Deputies and Minnesota DNR Conservation Officers also responded.

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