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October 4, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Man’s leg amputated to free him from auger

The Associated Press SPOKANE — A Spokane man’s right leg was surgically removed to free him from a stainless-steel auger at a grain mill. The 29-year-old man was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center by helicopter shortly after his leg was removed Friday morning. Spokane Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said amputating his leg was the last resort,…

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