Grand Forks man injured in farm accident
A 19-year-old Grand Forks man sustained a leg injury while working on a relative’s farm east of Rugby on June 18, requiring him to be transported to Rugby’s Heart of America Medical Center and eventually a Minot hospital.
The accident occurred on the Kevin Fritel farm approximately 13 miles east of Rugby along U.S. Highway 2, according to Gary Kraft, fire chief.
Chris Andree, a nephew to Kevin Fritel, was hurt when a trailer carrying a water tank he was unhitching fell on his leg.
The accident was reported shortly after 9 a.m., and the fire department’s rescue wagon and Rugby Ambulance responded to the call.
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