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Name released of teenager injured in Monday morning farm accident in Renville County

Jed Anderson, 15, of Lubbock, Texas, suffered serious injuries after his legs became entangled in an auger in Martinsburg Township. He was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center and the incident is under investigation.

FSA farm accident

HECTOR — The Renville County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a juvenile male who suffered serious injuries in a farm accident Monday morning near Hector.

According to the Sheriff's Office, around 10:38 a.m. Monday, Jed Anderson, 15, of Lubbock, Texas, was working on a grain dryer about 15 feet off the ground when his legs became entangled in an auger on a farm on the 49000 block of 740th Avenue in Martinsburg Township, about five miles south of Hector.

Anderson was trapped in the auger but was eventually extricated and transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center by North Memorial Air care with serious injuries.

The Sheriff's Office had originally said Anderson was transported to Minneapolis Children's Hospital.

The Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the incident.

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Also assisting on the scene were the Hector Fire Department, Hector Ambulance and Olivia Area Technical Rescue Team.

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Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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