Boy Injured in Workplace Accident
Thursday, April 20, 2017 9:08 AM
A 15-year-old boy from Blaine working on residential property in St. Lawrence Township was injured after he fell off a tractor and was accidentally run over Friday afternoon (Feb. 14) in St. Lawrence Township.
Medics moved a 15-year-old Blaine boy to a waiting air ambulance Friday (April 14) after a workplace accident on the 7700 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard in St. Lawrence Township. The boy fell off a tractor and was accidently run over by it. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office said his injuries where non-life-threatening.
Zackary Mayo was injured around 12:30 p.m. on the 7700 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard (County Road 66). The accidental fall injured his upper body and being run over caused a lower-body injury, according to Sgt. Ken Dvorak. Sheriff Luke Hennen confirmed the injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening.
The boy was part of a group of hired help working at the site, Dvorak said. Belle Plaine firefighters and Ridgeview Ambulance medics helped stabilize the boy’s condition. He was transported by ground ambulance to the adjacent St. Lawrence Township Hall parking lot and airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for evaluation, Dvorak said.