February 10, 2019 | KETV

Man Dies in Nebraska Grain Bin Accident

Man climbed into bin to clear jammed auger at a farm northeast of Unadilla, NE

A man, 69, died in a grain bin accident Saturday afternoon, according to the Otoe County Sheriff's Office, reports KETV.

Emergency responders were called to a farm northeast of Unadilla, NE, at around 2.45 p.m. Authorities said the man had climbed into the bin to clear a jammed auger.

According the Sheriff's Office, another man outside the bin lost sight of the victim and later called 911.

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