Trapped US farmer cuts off his leg

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The interior of the auger is shaped like a screw and twists to pull up grain A Nebraska farmer has sawed off his own leg with a pen knife after becoming trapped in farming equipment. Kurt Kaser, 63, was moving grain from one silo to another when he was…1 min


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Trapped US farmer cuts off his leg


Image copyright Getty Photos Image caption The internal of the auger is formed to take care of a screw and twists to drag up grain The Nebraska farmer has seen his offspring with a pen knife after changing into trapped in farming tools. Kurt Kaser, 63, became once bright grain from one silo to one other when he was eleven pulled into an auger – a tube with an inside formed take care of a screw.He became eleven pressured to attenuate off his lower leg with a 3in 7.6cm) pen knife and scuttle to the nearest phone to encourage.The farmer spent weeks in health center and rehabilitation sooner than returning dwelling to the border near the Iowa on Friday. “I did not have any quite plenty of alternative, “Mr Kaser prompt broadcaster ABC News. The farmer was once working alone on his 1,500-acre (607-hectare) property on 19 April when the accident took place. Farmer then took out his pen knife and minimized what remained of his limb below the knee. “The bone stuck out down to my ankle,” Omaha’s World-Herald prompt. “That’s what I was once putting on,” he said. “Once free, Mr Kaser crawled hundreds of toes to the nearest phone and called his son, who picked him up and drove him into town. He was once again flown to the capital Lincoln for treatment.Mr Kaser acknowledged he had removed a security overlaying at the terminate of the auger within the iciness to acquire the tools match beneath a grain bin, and prompt ABC News he became once more ” or less upset in myself that I did no longer mediate of fixing that ingredient. “” However that’s why they call it accidents I order. ”


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