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County employee in critical condition after tractor accident

A Mahaska County, Iowa, employee is in critical condition after a tractor accident Tuesday. (MGN Online)

A Mahaska County, Iowa, employee is in critical condition after a tractor accident Tuesday.

Sheriff's deputies were called to 1833 Indian Way for a report of a tractor striking a barn.

That's about three miles southwest of Oskaloosa.

Deputies discovered that the tractor was owned by the Mahaska County Secondary Roads Department.

The driver of the tractor suffered a medical condition that caused him to lose control of the tractor.

The employee was extricated from the tractor and airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Law enforcement hasn't released the name of the injured person.

The tractor received $5,000 in damage and the farm building received $25,000 in damage.

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