Man airlifted to hospital after combine injury

Franklin County Sheriff's Office assists Adams County to free man caught inside combine
Franklin County Sheriff's Office

ADAMS CO., Wash. — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office assisted officials in Adams County late Tuesday night to rescue a man who had gotten trapped inside a combine.

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to assist just north of the county line Tuesday night.

A man’s legs got caught in an auger while working inside a combine, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say it took hours to get the man free from inside the combine.

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says the man was airlifted to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.