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Farmer amputates own leg to escape machine

Credit: USATODAY.com- Published on May 15, 2019
A Nebraska farmer is recovering after cutting off his own leg with a pocket knife to save himself from a piece of farm equipment he was caught in. (May 15)
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Published on May 15, 2019 -  00:52
Farmer Amputates His Leg To Live
CNN.com recently wrote, "A farmer in Nebraska was just trying to transfer some corn from one place to another when he accidentally stepped into a hole, the hole happened to be a grain auger. Kurtis Kaser, 63, knew he had to act quick as his leg was getting pulled into the machine." Kaser told the press, ""I didn't know what to do and I didn't know how long I would keep my consciousness either, I about gave up but then I remembered I had my pocket knife.

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