Man Flown to Hospital After Pinned Underneath Tractor

By WHAG News

Published 06/19 2014 02:09PM

Updated 06/19 2014 06:43PM

JEFFERSON COUNTY, W.Va. - A man was flown to the hospital Thursday afternoon after fire and rescue officials say he was pinned under a tractor for nearly an hour. 

The call came in at 12:28 p.m. near Scrabble Road in the area of Dam 4 in Shepherdstown. 

Rescue crews say witnesses heard screams, and saw the 64-year-old victim pinned under a tractor. 

Crews were able to free the man at 1:18 p.m. Thursday. They say he suffered traumatic injuries to his lower extremities. 

The man was flown to Winchester Medical Center for treatment. 

Shepherdstown Fire Department medics and Jefferson County EMS assisted on the scene. 

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