FOREST CITY -- The Meeker County Sheriff says a man was seriously hurt in a farm accident on Friday afternoon.

At about 2:00 p.m. deputies got a call of a person stuck in an auger inside a grain bin in Forest City Township.

They found 35-year-old Jared Johnson of rural Litchfield with both of his feet trapped in a sweeper auger.

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Crews worked to apply tourniquets to Johnson's legs and freed both of his feet from the auger.

He was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.

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