Details Released Following Tractor Accident in Gooding County


By Paul Johnson

Gooding, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - New details are being released following a tractor accident in Gooding County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened at 1798 East 1400 South around 4:30 pm. According to Gooding County Deputy Smith, a man, identified as Michael Walker,59 of Gooding was riding a tractor when he got knocked off and ran over. He is listed in stable condition. He was air-lifted to St. Luke’s Magic Valley in Twin Falls but was later transferred to Salt Lake because of the burns he sustained from the tire spinning on his chest. According to officials he suffered three broken ribs and a punctured lung. The Gooding County Sheriff’s Department, EMS and Fire responded to the scene.

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