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Medical/Work Related Incident

Posted: 06/21/2022

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 22007874

Date Reported: 6/20/2022 at 3:28 PM

Incident: Medical/Work Related Incident

Location: Pro-Ag Farmers Co-Op, 204 Sanstead Street W, Garfield, MN 56332

Case Details:

On the above date and time, Douglas County received an emergency 911 call from Pro-Ag Farmers Co-Op in Garfield, Minnesota. It was reported that a male fell off a ladder on the back of a semi-trailer approximately 8-10 feet from the ground and struck his head. Deputies arrived on scene minutes later and found the male was unconscious. The male was breathing and had a pulse. Deputies and the Garfield First Responders continued to monitor the patient while North Ambulance was responding, and Life Link was also dispatched to the scene. North Ambulance arrived on scene and took over patient care while Deputies set up a landing zone for Life Link. Once the patient was stable enough, he was transported by Life Link. Victim information is being withheld at this time.
Douglas County Deputies want to thank Garfield First Responders, North Ambulance, and Life Link for their assistance on scene.

Officer: Deputy Dylan Kriese, #233


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