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August 12, 2019 | Fire Engineering

Man Dies in Iowa Grain Bin

Garry Leonard, 58, died after becoming trapped Thursday afternoon

Western Iowa authorities say a 58-year-old man died after becoming trapped in a grain bin, reports Fire Engineering.

Firefighters, medics and Sac County deputies were sent to the Lake View, IA, location around 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

Officials say Garry Leonard became stuck after he entered the partially filled bin to break up some corn clotting. Another worker tried to pull him free but failed.

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