Petersville man injured in tractor accident
By ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
May 12, 2011 at 12:12 a.m.
A Petersville man was injured Wednesday morning when the tractor he was working on accidently went into gear and ran over him, according to a report from the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office.
Raymond Richter was in fair condition Thursday morning at University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin, a hospital spokesperson said.
Yoakum emergency medical services personnel responded to a call in the 3500 block of state Highway 111 about four miles west of Yoakum at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday, said Yoakum Fire Department Capt. Jeff Ruppert.
Richter was taken by helicopter to the Austin hospital.