(Crescent) The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office says a man operating a backhoe was injured when the machine tipped over into a small body of water near Crescent Wednesday morning.
Authorities say two men were working with the backhoe when the accident happened. Officials say one man was trapped inside the cab filled with water and a co-worker had to break the glass to rescue him.
The operator was transported to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia and cuts to his hands from the glass.
January 26, 2012