Clear Lake man treated after tractor accident in rural Cerro Gordo County

FERTILE — A Clear Lake man escaped injury on Monday morning after a tractor rollover in rural Cerro Gordo County.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department says they were called shortly after 9:30 AM to 335th Street and Eagle Avenue near Fertile. 87-year-old Jack Ouverson had been driving a tractor west on 335th Street, and it was determined that he was mowing the ditch line when his tractor overturned in the ditch.

The Sheriff’s Department says Ouverson was treated at the scene for possible injuries but was not transported to the hospital.