Boy hit by semi in Grand Meadow (update)
Published 2:12 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2011
An 8-year-old boy was airlifted by Mayo One to St. Marys Hospital Wednesday afternoon after he was side-swiped on his bike by a semitrailer.
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the boy as Logan Stickrod.
The accident happened around 12:55 p.m. on State Highway 16 in Grand Meadow. The truck was headed west, as was the boy. The speed limit is 45 mph in the area.
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“The driver did an amazing job maneuvering to avoid the child,” Mower County Sheriff’s Sgt. Martha Hauschildt said.
The semitrailer, a grain truck, was unloaded at the time, according to Hauschildt.
Stickrod’s condition was unavailable at the hospital.
Look to the Austin Daily Herald for more as it develops.