Rural Avoca, Neb. man hurt in tractor accident Thursday evening.
The Cassgram reports Allen Hauschild, age 83, was getting off his Farmall tractor when it began to roll down the hill. Allen was seen trying to get his leg back over the seat to push on the brake pedal when he fell off and the tractor rolled over him, said Cass County Sheriff Wm. C. Brueggemann.
Hauschild’s 31-year-old grandson witnessed the accident and called 911.
Hauschild was taken to Creighton Medical Center by LifeNet for injuries to his head and right arm. Avoca Fire, Weeping Water Fire and Rescue, and Manley Fire responded to the scene west of 358th and VanDorn St.
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