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72-year-old man in critical condition after being crushed by backhoe

A 72-year-old man was found underneath a backhoe in Hopkinsville. A 72-year-old man was found underneath a backhoe in Hopkinsville.
The victim being taken by LifeFlight to the hospital. (Photo credit: Paul Vierra) The victim being taken by LifeFlight to the hospital. (Photo credit: Paul Vierra)
HOPKINSVILLE, KY (WSMV) -

A man is in critical condition after being crushed by a backhoe in Hopkinsville.

The backhoe flipped over onto the man at the intersection of East Ninth Street and Woodmill Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials are unsure how long 72-year-old James Brown was trapped under the backhoe before he was found by someone who lives in the neighborhood.

Brown was taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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