Farm worker hospitalized after getting caught in equipment

Farm worker hospitalized after getting caught in equipment
Clay County Sheriff (Source: KAIT-TV)

PEACH ORCHARD, AR (KAIT) - A Clay County farm worker had to be taken to the emergency room Sunday after his hand got caught in a piece of farm machinery.

Sheriff Terry Miller said Paul Valdez was loading grain Sunday at a farm near Peach Orchard when his hand got caught in a short power take-off shaft.

Valdez managed to pull free, Miller said, and was taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital with a possible broken arm.

The sheriff said Valdez was alert and talking when he left the scene.

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