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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Man rescued after tractor slides into ditch

  • Just after noon today (Thursday) a man was trapped under a tractor on South Broadway near 12th street east of Wellington.
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  • Just after noon today (Thursday)  a man was trapped under a tractor on South Broadway near 12th street east of Wellington.
    A man was driving a tractor with a mower and front end scoop. The tractor overturned into a ditch off south Broadway. He was trapped and had a leg injury.
    Wellington fire and rescue personnel used extrication cutters to remove the seat and steering wheel to get the man out. Sumner County sheriff’s department set up a landing zone and the man was transported to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita by Eagle Med helicopter.
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