Man injured in Leetonia farm accident

LEETONIA, Ohio (WYTV) – A man was seriously injured Monday in a farming accident in Columbiana County.

The accident happened about 9:15 a.m. on Leetonia Road near Route 558 in Leetonia.

Officials at the scene said a man in his 60s was working on a combine with his father in a cornfield when he fell off the back and was hit by the machinery.

The victim was flown by medical helicopter to Saint Elizabeth Health Center. The victim’s condition or extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

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