Police ID Man Injured In NW Minn. Auger Incident

KELLIHER, Minn. (WCCO) — Police have identified the man who was injured in an auger accident on Tuesday in Kelliher, Minn., as Scott Olson, 21, of Blackduck, Minn.

According to authorities, Olson, a Hedblad Saw Mill worker, suffered series injuries to his torso and extremities on Tuesday after getting stuck in an auger.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said the incident took place at 2:08 p.m. on Tuesday at 42501 Pioneer Road NE, about 55 miles north of Bemidji.

Olson was airlifted to an unknown hospital.

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