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Rural Watkins man hurt in tractor rollover

WATKINS -- A 64-year-old rural Watkins man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a tractor rollover incident Monday along 675th Avenue.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, David Kuechle was driving a Kubota L2550 four-wheel drive tractor equipped with a front-end loader and brush mower. He was mowing ditches near his residence when the tractor rolled two times. During one of the rollovers, Kuechle was struck by the rear tire of the tractor. He was taken to St. Cloud Hospital by the Watkins Ambulance.

The incident is under investigation.