Police: Man lucky to be alive after massive hay bale falls on him

(MGN Online)

AMHERST Co., Va. (WSET) -- Amherst County Public Safety Director, Sam Bryant, said a man is recovering after a huge bale of hay fell on top of him Wednesday.

Officials say it happened Wednesday afternoon across from Sweet Briar College.

They say crews were moving a 1,500 pound bale of hay when it fell on the man.

He was sent to the hospital with serious injuries, but officials could not give ABC 13 his exact condition, but they say he is lucky to be alive.

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