HOLDING TOWNSHIP - A Rice man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital after a lawnmower fell on him.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday) in Holding Township.

Twenty-seven-year-old Glen Traut was underneath a large mower deck working on the blades when the mower fell on him.  Traut was able to call 9-1-1.  The mower was pulled off him and he was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, where he was treated and released.