Man run over by Tractor near Zeeland

An Allegan man is in the hospital in critical condition after a tractor ran over him Saturday morning.
Nov 5, 2011


The accident happened just before 7 a.m. at Townline Poultry Farm, located on 96th Avenue in Zeeland Township. Investigators said Michael Ottenwess, 39, was in front of the tractor when it likely slipped into gear, moved forward and ran him over.

Ottenwess was taken to Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids with injuries to his head, face and chest.

The accident remains under investigation.


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