WEST FARGO (KFGO-AM) -- A West Fargo man was hurt in a construction accident in West Fargo Monday afternoon.
Nicholas Prochnow, 34, got his arm caught in a soil boring auger while testing soil for Northern Technologies. He was taken to Essentia Hospital.
Police say it appears Prochnow's clothing got caught on the auger and pulled him into the machine. Other employees managed to free him before the ambulance arrived.
The incident happened in the 3300 block of 5th street west.