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Accident leaves rural Mahnomen farmer in critical condition

A rural Mahnomen man who was injured in a farm accident Thursday is listed in a critical condition Friday, according to Vicky Grace in the communications office at St. Paul's Regions Hospital.

Gene Bisek, 58, was hauling equipment around midday when the equipment knocked him off the tractor he was driving on his farm that sits about five miles south of the town of Mahnomen, Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said in a news release.

Bisek was airlifted to MeritCare in Fargo and later transferred to Regions, the release states.