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Northeast Nebraska man dies after accident in farm grain bin

July 12, 2018

CLEARWATER, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after a farm accident in northeast Nebraska.

Antelope County deputies and the Nebraska State Patrol were sent around 5:50 p.m. Monday to the farm, which sits about 5 miles (8 kilometers) northwest of Clearwater. The Norfolk Daily News reports that the injured man they found was taken to Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh (NEE’-lee). He died there.

Authorities say he’d been using an auger in a grain bin.

The man’s been identified as 52-year-old Robert Pokorny.

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Information from: Norfolk Daily News, http://www.norfolkdailynews.com

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