Man Trapped After Tractor Accident Freed


A man has been rescued from beneatha tractor south of Lincoln.

Firefighters were dispatched around5 p.m. to an address south of the small town of Hickman. The tractor had beenpushing dirt into a ravine when it tipped over and trapped the man.

Hickman Fire Chief Stan Draper saysit took about 30 minutes to cut off the tractor steering wheel and dig awaysome dirt so the man could be freed.

The man was flown to a hospital fortreatment of non-life-threatening injuries.