Bark River man injured in tractor accident

ESCANABA – A Bark River man was injured when he was partially run over by a tractor Friday afternoon, according to the Delta County Sheriff’s Department.

The accident happened on 4547 D Road in Bark River Township and was reported at approximately 4:20 p.m.

Michael A. Lindquist, 70, of Bark River, had started a tractor while standing next to it, according to the police report. The tractor was in gear, knocked Lindquist down, and partially ran him over.

The tractor then ran into a pickup truck owned by Dan Lindquist, 61, also of Bark River.

Michael Lindquist was transported by Rampart EMS to OSF St. Francis Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.