Man trapped in corn bin in NW. Wisconsin dies

November 25, 2018

A man who became trapped in a grain bin in northwestern Wisconsin has died, authorities said.

A 911 call early Wednesday afternoon brought personnel from the Barron County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies to the corn bin south of Turtle Lake.

Responders worked for more than an hour to free the man, who was airlifted to a hospital, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The man died, whose identity has yet to be released, died later that day, said Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald

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