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September 03, 2020 | KNSI

Man Rescued from Minnesota Grain Bin

James Schlichting, 61, fell into bin at a farm in Bellevue Township Tuesday afternoon

A 61-year-old Royalton, MN man will be OK after falling into a grain bin at a farm in Bellevue Township, MN Tuesday afternoon, reports KNSI.

When first responders arrived, they found James Schlichting was pinned in the bin up to his neck.

Firefighters and deputies tied a rope around Schlichting's arm and gave him oxygen while others worked to free him.

After roughly two hours, he was pulled from the bin and taken to St. Cloud Hospital, where he was treated and released.

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