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Melrose boy injured in farm accident

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Jul 2, 2014 at 4:33 am

FREEPORT, Minn. (KNSI) A Melrose teenager was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being run over by by the front wheels of a tractor.

It happened at a farm site in Millwood Township--four miles north of Freeport.

Fourty five year-old Tom Herdering was attempting to take over operation of the tractor from 13 year-old Kurt Herdering when it began rolling backwards. Both people fell from the tractor and Kurt Herdering was caught under the front left tire. The tractor came to a stop against a shed on the property.

Kurt Herdering was taken by Melrose Ambulance to the Albany Hospital for treatment of his injuries. It happened just after 2:30 Tuesday afternoon.

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