MERRICK COUNTY – A Merrick County man suffered non-life threatening injuries after sustaining a fall from a pivot system and laying on the ground for 10-12 hours.
According to the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a missing person in the rural portion of the county.
A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol was able to locate the man, and it was determined he fell from a pivot system when performing routine maintenance.
Authorities said he was likely on the ground for 10-12 hours before being found.
The man sustained non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.