Farmer Amputates His Leg To Save His Life After Getting Sucked Into Machinery

PENDER, Neb. (CBS Local) — A farmer in Nebraska was forced to cut off his leg with his pocket knife after he accidentally stepped into a grain auger last month.

Kurtis Kaser, 63, said he knew he had to act quick because his leg was getting pulled into the machine.

“I didn’t know what to do and I didn’t know how long I would keep my consciousness either, I about gave up but then I remembered I had my pocket knife,” he <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/15/us/farmer-amputates-his-leg-trnd/index.html" target="_blank"…

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