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Toad Lake man run over by tractor, airlifted to Fargo hospital

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A Toad Lake man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after being run over by a tractor in the Toad Lake area.

Michael Leroy Horstmann, 57, was taken by air ambulance to Innovis Hospital in Fargo. No condition report was available Friday afternoon.


The accident happened while Horstmann and his son, Lee Michael Horstmann, 30, were trying to jump-start a John Deere 4630 tractor with a pickup truck and jumper cables. They were in a field northwest of 165th Street.

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