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Franklin, Minn., man injured in farm accident

BELVIEW, Minn. — A 29-year-old man from Franklin, Minn., suffered serious injuries in a farm accident Saturday afternoon near Belview.

The Redwood County Sheriff's Office identified him as Ryan Joel Buchanan.

Authorities were called shortly after noon Saturday to a farm site in rural Belview. Few details were available, but the Sheriff's Office said Buchanan was severely injured and is hospitalized in intensive care at North Memorial Medical Center in the Twin Cities.

His family plans to open a CaringBridge site to keep relatives and friends updated on his status, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

North Memorial Air Care, the Belview Fire Department, Belview First Responders, North Memorial Ambulance, Redwood County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources all responded Saturday to the scene.