78-year-old man pinned under tractor in DeKalb

SHARE 78-year-old man pinned under tractor in DeKalb
police_lights91_300x18811.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A 78-year-old man was pinned under a tractor Tuesday morning in west suburban DeKalb.

The man slipped while attempting to get on the tractor as it was rolling in the 14000 block of Perry Road a few minutes before 10 a.m, according to the DeKalb County sheriff’s office. His lower extremities were pinned underneath.

A neighbor moved the tractor off the victim, who was taken by ambulance to Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, according to the sheriff’s office. He was then transferred to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.

The Latest
With the 11-inning victory, the Cubs are now 5-11 in extra-inning games.
“Regardless of whether you’re going back-to-back or winning a championship, it takes a different mentality each time and the thought that it’s an entirely different season,” Candace Parker said.
Steele said he hopes to feel comfortable with a “bona fide” third pitch by next season.
Gavin Sheets’ two-run pinch double in the seventh and Yoan Moncada’s go-ahead single in the eighth propelled the Sox to their fifth victory in a row.