BOX ELDER COUNTY — A woman severely injured her legs after getting caught in an auger Monday night north of Tremonton.

According to emergency radio traffic, the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a “farming accident” just after 7:15 p.m. in Fielding.

The 54-year-old woman reportedly got caught in an auger — something used to drill fence post holes.

Emergency responders reported the fence wire had gotten tangled in the auger and grabbed the woman, pulling her in.

Deputies said she suffered severe lower extremity injuries, including two broken legs.

One leg was nearly amputated.

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