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Man Hospitalized After Grain Auger Accident

November 21, 2017

A 52-year-old man is hospitalized after an accident while cleaning out the bottom of a grain bin at a facility near Northwood, ND, the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office told local media Tuesday.

The man was injured after his glove became caught in a grain auger and was later transported to an area hospital by helicopter for treatment, the Grand Forks Herald reported.

Police responded to the scene at about 2:45 p.m. The victim’s identity is being withheld by officials, the Herald said.

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