Stockholm Township Farm Fatality and Accident 23 Sep 13

Two farming accidents in Wright County left one man dead and another seriously injured.

On Friday at 6:40 PM, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a farm accident at11252 Quimby Avenue Southwest in Stockholm Township.

The initial investigation indicates that 54-year-old Craig Wanous ofHutchinson, had become entangled in the cutter head of a self-propelled field chopper. Wanous was pronounced dead at the scene. 

On Saturday at 3:15 PM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a medical emergency at Terning Seeds,15365 60th Street Southwest in Stockholm Township.

The initial investigation indicates that an employee, 57-year-old Jose Molinr of Long Beach, Ca, had his hands and arms crushed and trapped in a corn husking bed. Molinr was air lifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment.