Farmer amputates own leg to save his life

By Niyah Gonzalez, KETV

When it comes to life-or-death situations, it’s tough to say what anyone would do to save their own life.

But what about cutting off a limb?

“I was unloading corn into a bin, well, moving corn and taking it from one place to the other,” Kurt Kaser said.

The 63-year-old farmer from Pender, NE has been a grain farmer for more than 40 years.

But it was one simple mistake that could have cost his life.