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Man trapped in grain bin dies

Man trapped in grain bin dies

June 14, 2019 08:10 AM

AP-IA--Grain Bin Death-Iowa
Man pulled from grain bin in central Iowa dies at hospital
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KELLOGG, Iowa (AP) - Authorities in central Iowa say a Jasper County man has died after being trapped in a grain bin.
    
Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the Jasper County Sheriff's Office and other first responders were alerted to a man trapped in the bin near Kellogg just after 8 a.m. Thursday.
    
First responders found 78-year-old Bill Hotger, of rural Kellogg, inside the bin. Once Hotger was freed, he was flown by helicopter to a Des Moines hospital, where he died.
    
An autopsy has been ordered.
    
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Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

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