Man Injured By Hay Bale

By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A man suffered potentially serious injuries when a hay bale rolled on him Monday morning.

Shawnee Heights Fire officials say the 53-year old was helping unload bales from a flat bed semi into a field on SE Paulen Road. One of the bales came off the pile, hit the man in the abdomen, then rolled over him.

Emergency officials say the man was alert, but in a lot of pain. He was taken to the hospital with possible internal injuries.

An update on his condition was not available Monday afternoon.


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