Farmer Gets Arm Pinned In Corn Picker For An Hour, Survives

MILTONA, Minn. (AP/WCCP) — A Douglas County farmer survived after having an arm pinned in a corn picker in a field for an hour.

The sheriff’s office says authorities who responded to the field near Miltona on Thursday afternoon found the man conscious and alert. Emergency crews were able to free his pinned armed from the piece of equipment. He was flown to a Twin Cities-area hospital.

Authorities say the farmer, identified as 54-year-old Todd Eddy Wunderlich of Parkers Prairie, had been trying to clear something from the corn picker when his arm became trapped.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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