Rural Litchfield Man Injured in Farm Accident 24 Nov 17

A Rural Litchfield man was injured in a farm accident this morning (Friday).

At just before 11am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a farm accident at a residence in the 58400 block of 300th Street in Harvey Township.

Authorities say 61-year-old Wayne Baumgartner was working on a Caterpillar D7 bulldozer when he got his leg trapped in the track as it rolled backwards.

Baumgartner was airlifted to HCMC with what authorities say appear to be non-life threatening injuries.