MOTLEY - A rural Motley man was injured Thursday after he fell off the rear of his tractor while attaching a farm implement and was dragged between the tractor and farm implement for a significant distance until the tractor ran into another farm implement and came to a stop, the Todd County Sheriff's Department reported.
Fred Eiklenborg, 54, of rural Motley, was airlifted from the scene to St. Cloud Hospital where he was listed Friday in fair condition.
According to the sheriff's office, alcohol appeared to be a factor in the farm accident, which is pending further investigation.
The accident was reported at 6:10 p.m. Thursday. Motley First Responders, Staples Ambulance, Morrison County Sheriff's Department and Motley Police Department assisted at the scene and the St. Cloud Police Department assisted at the hospital.
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