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Webster man airlifted after head injury

TOWN OF SALEM -- A Webster man had to be airlifted Friday afternoon after sustaining a head injury at a local gravel pit.

Pierce County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:40 p.m. March 31 that sent officers to the gravel pit on 390th Avenue, east of Highway 10 in the town of Salem.

Arlan Pope Construction employee Daniel Pope, 25, sustained a head injury while operating a skidster. North Memorial Helicopter took him to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with undisclosed injuries.

Ellsworth Area Fire, Ambulance and Paramedics also assisted at the scene.

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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