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Sheriff: Southern MN vet suffers severe head injuries after being charged by steer

A veterinarian suffered severe injuries after being charged by a steer Thursday.

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 10:02 AM
Updated: Jan 18, 2019 10:03 AM

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - A veterinarian suffered severe injuries after being charged by a steer Thursday.
Authorities say the victim, 30-year-old Derek Adams, who works for a vet clinic out of Chatfield, was at farm in the 7400 block of Highway 30 SW in Rock Dell Township when a steer charged at him, hit him in the stomach and forced the man to land on his back. Authorities said Adams showed signs of a severe head injury.
People on scene performed CPR and Adams was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital.

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