A worker was injured at Circle A Ranch in Randolph County on Friday morning, according to authorities.
The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office confirmed deputies were dispatched to Circle A Ranch around 9:15 a.m. in reference to a farm accident.
Deputies said they learned two employees were using a loader to drive a fence post into the ground. Investigators said the loader slipped off the fence post causing one of the workers to fall and the loader then rolled over him.
The Sheriff’s Office said the victim was taken to a Columbia hospital by the Randolph County Ambulance District.
ABC 17 News contacted Circle A Ranch for a comment, but has not heard back yet.
ABC 17 News also contacted Occupational Safety and Health Administration to find out if the agency is investigating the incident, but has not heard back.