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October 06, 2019 | WQAD

One Man Dead in Illinois Grain Bin Accident

Incident occurred Thursday evening in Keithsburg, IL

An incident at a grain silo in Keithsburg, IL, has resulted in the death of Dale Garner, 66, last Thursday evening, reports WQAD.

Several fire departments were called to a grain silo where a man had become trapped inside a grain bin.

Crews worked for about one hour to free him from the silo by removing corn. Upon recovery, however, Garner was pronounced dead by the Mercer County Coroner.

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