Teen loses toes in lawnmower accident

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident, reported at 4:46 p.m., Monday, June 6, in Nokay Lake Township.

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NOKAY LAKE TOWNSHIP — A 13-year-old girl suffered injuries Monday, June 6, when the lawnmower she was using cut off her toes.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident, reported at 4:46 p.m. in Nokay Lake Township. According to the sheriff’s office, the girl was using the lawnmower when it hit an object and bounced backward, landing on her foot and cutting off four of her toes.

The girl was flown to St. Cloud Hospital via Life Link III.

No update on the girl's condition was available Tuesday morning.

Assisting at the scene were the Garrison Fire Department and North Memorial Health Ambulance.

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