April 22, 2014 | Huron Daily Tribune

Man Falls to His Death Cooperative Elevator Co. in Sherman Township, MI

A private contractor had been working atop a 60-foot tower to dismantle a feed mill leg and accidentally fell

Man Falls to His Death Cooperative Elevator Co. in Sherman Township, MI

58-year-old Gratiot County man has died after falling from an opening in a grain tower at Cooperative Elevator Co. in Sherman Township, according to the Huron County Sheriff’s Office.

Michael L. Rempp of Elwell, an employee with an out-of-county private contractor, had been working atop a 60-foot tower to dismantle a feed mill leg and accidentally fell through an opening in the tower to the ground, a witness told the sheriff’s office. 

Sheriff Kelly Hanson said the sheriff’s office arrived at the scene within 10 minutes of the 1:54 p.m. call on Wednesday. The Huron County Medical Examiner’s office pronounced Rempp dead at the scene. To read more click here.

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