View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

ASK THE EXPERTS

Man seriously injured in farming accident

POSTED: November 13, 2013 4:00 a.m.

A local man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Monday afternoon after he suffered serious injuries in a farming equipment accident.

According to Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford, emergency personnel were summoned about noon to a site off Old Henry Grady Road.

"We got a call about an injury in a corn-picking incident," Swafford said. "He was working on machinery in operation when part of his hand was amputated."

According to Swafford, emergency workers stabilized the man, who had lost "some of his [fingers]," before taking him to Fire Station 1. He was then flown to Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man's name had not been released and his condition could not be determined.

 

 

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Racing legend donates car f...
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott ...
Festival rocks Dawsonville
Across the Wide was one of ...
Lady Tigers remain undefeated
Catcher Katelynn Simpson ap...
Tigers take the field
Tigers running back Peyton ...
Festival on tap this weeken...
Beer enthusiasts enjoy last...
Rotary Island set to open ...
Rotarians Mike Berg, left, ...
Retail development expected...
County commission chair Mik...
Greenhouses open
Dawson County High agricult...
Townley honored for service
Etowah Water and Sewer Auth...
 

AP VIDEO


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 Dawsonnews, Dawsonville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...