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Courageous tale of farming accident survival

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Posted: February 14, 2014 - 10:55am
Jamie Houdek and his wife Lisa with one of their three daughters, Madison at their farm near Little Falls.  Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Jamie Houdek and his wife Lisa with one of their three daughters, Madison at their farm near Little Falls.

[ GRAPHIC ] The honest and forthright description of the ordeal faced by Jamie Houdek in this farming accident is a harrowing one and may be too graphic for some.

In a split second, Jamie Houdek’s life passed before his eyes.

The Little Falls man told his wife that he was going outside to pick corn on their field, where they raise a dozen beef cows.

Jamie Houdek hopped on his tractor and went to work. He got about halfway around the field and then stopped.

"I wanted to get a bunch done that day and so I jumped off and I left it running, which I shouldn’t have,” said Houdek, "I knew better."

"I went to grab a cob of corn out of the husking bin of the picker and as soon as I reached for it my right hand got caught in the rollers of the husking bed and began pulling my right hand and arm in." ...

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