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Man injured in grain auger accident near Northwood, N.D.

NORTHWOOD, N.D.—A 52-year-old man was flown to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on Tuesday after his glove was caught in a grain auger east of Northwood.

According to the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office, the man was cleaning out grain bin bottoms when the accident happened. Sheriff's deputies responded to the call about 2:45 p.m.

The injured man was transported to the Northwood Hospital before being life-flighted to Grand Forks.

Authorities are withholding his name until his family has been notified of the accident.