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W. JORDAN MAN GETS OFF LUCKY IN ROTOTILLER MISHAP

A West Jordan man was in "very stable" condition Tuesday in a West Jordan hospital where he is being treated for injuries suffered when his leg became entangled in a roto-tiller.

Dwight Montgomery, 57, was working in his back yard Monday when he turned the machine and his foot got caught in one of the blades. His entire leg was engulfed in the tiller before the machine turned off, said West Jordan Fire Lt. Paul Price.Firefighters took the rototiller apart to free Montgomery's leg. He was taken to Jordan Valley Hospital.

Montgomery didn't even break a bone. "It's totally amazing," said Price. "His leg was bent in so many positions I thought for sure it was broken."