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Man airlifted to hospital after forklift tips over on icy driveway


FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) -- The Sheriff's Office says one man is hurt after he was operating a fork lift and moving equipment on an icy driveway.

Deputies responded to a home on Nature Road near St. Lucas at about 1:09 Saturday afternoon.

When they arrived, they found Glen Yost, 57, of West Union, was trapped under a forklift. They said it tipped over on its side and pinned his leg underneath it.

First responders were able to free Yost.

He was airlifted from the scene to be treated for his injuries.

TriState Ambulance, St. Lucas Fire and Waucoma first responders assisted the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

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