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April 28, 2017RED OAK, Iowa |  By: AP

Iowa man rescued from under overturned tractor

Firefighters in southwestern Iowa rescued a man trapped under an overturned tractor.  

The accident happened early Friday morning at Red Oak, Iowa. Crews were sent to the area around 6:15 a.m. due to a report of a tractor rollover and a person trapped. Arriving firefighters found a tractor on its top with a man underneath. Crews used special inflatable bags to lift the tractor and get the man out.  

He was taken to a local hospital and later moved to a trauma center in Omaha, Neb., about 55 miles west of Red Oak. Officials have not released the man's name or medical condition.