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West Union man airlifted to hospital after tractor accident

Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office

Fayette County, Iowa (KWWL) - Officers in Fayette County responded to a tractor accident this afternoon.

The Sheriff's Office was called to the 2700 block of Muskrat Rd around 11:30 this morning. An investigation determined Terry Lauer of West Union was operating a tractor when he stopped to get out and the tractor rolled backwards, running Lauer over.

Lauer was transported to Palmer Hospital in West Union and then air lifted to Gunderson Hospital in Lacrosse for injuries.

The extent of those injuries is not known at this time.

Meg Swanson

News Content Producer

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