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19-year-old man killed in grain bin accident in Iowa

August 2, 2019

LYNNVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in central Iowa have confirmed the death of a 19-year-old man in a grain bin.

Television station KCCI reports that Mahaska County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the grain bin in Lynnville before 8 a.m. Friday. Officials say Benjamin Raymond Van Wyk died at the scene after becoming entangled in the grain bin’s auger.

An autopsy has been ordered. The death remains under investigation.


Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

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