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Man Hospitalized After Getting Trapped Under Tractor For 12 Hours

(Gales Creek, OR)  --  A Gales Creek man is recovering at a hospital after becoming trapped underneath a tractor for 12 hours overnight Monday.  Police say the man was mowing grass in a rural area Monday when his tractor rolled down an embankment and pinned him to the ground.  The man was found by family yesterday morning.  Forest Grove Fire & Rescue crews got the man out from under the tractor.  He was flown on Life Flight to a hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. 

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