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Man Dies at Didion in Wisconsin

After numerous hours of rescue efforts, employee was located inside a corn bin deceased

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A 52-year-old Waupun, WI, man died Tuesday in a corn silo at Didion Corn Mill in Cambria.

According the Daily Citizen, the sheriff's office received a report at 9:12 a.m. of an employee who could not be accounted for at the corn mill.

After numerous hours of rescue efforts, the employee was located inside one of the corn bins deceased.

The name of the employee is being withheld pending family notification.

Didion has released a statement that read, in part:

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of a Didion work family member who was recovered from a grain silo at the Cambria raw corn processing facility ... We are assisting authorities as they investigate the cause of this tragic event and will not be able to release additional details at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with our employee’s loved ones and our grieving work family. We want to thank local fire and EMT professionals for their responsiveness and rescue efforts.”

Five people died and 14 others were injured during an explosion at the Didion Milling plant in May 2017.

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