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Marengo fire chief: Man seriously injured after trapping leg in auger

A man was flown to a hospital in serious condition Wednesday after his leg was caught in an auger, Marengo Fire Protection District Chief Bob Bradbury said.

Crews responded about 9:45 a.m. to the 25000 block of West Route 20, Bradbury said.

The victim was freed and taken to OSF St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Rockford, where he is in serious condition, Bradbury said.

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