The Fayette County sheriff’s department says 23-year-old Tanner Miller was determined to be intoxicated when he allegedly ran over the girl with the lawn mower Wednesday.
Miller was charged with first-offense operating while intoxicated and causing a serious injury by vehicle, a class D felony.
Authorities say the three-year-old was airlifted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
No condition report was released.
By Darin Svenson, KDEC, Decorah