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Boy injured in tractor accident

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May 27, 2014 at 9:04 am

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) A Willmar boy was injured over the Memorial Day weekend in a tractor accident near Paynesville.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 17 year-old Tyler John Waldemarsen was driving a tractor at a farm near 293rd Avenue and County Line Road in Paynesville Township Saturday afternoon.

The boy was dumping rocks into a pit when the ground gave way and the tractor fell into the pit. The tractor fell on the boy pinning his legs. Waldemarsen was taken to the Paynesville Hospital where he was treated and released.

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