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Iowa Man Dies in Grain Bin Accident

Kennerly Reece, 79, became entrapped after grain bin door slid open and piled grain on him

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An Eldora, IA, farmer died Wednesday afternoon after he was accidentally buried in multiple feet of grain, reports the Des Moines Register.

Kennerly Reece, 79, was working on his farm around 12:30 p.m. when the door of a grain bin slid open and piled onto Reece as it flowed out of the bin.

Authorities do not know how the door opened or how exactly Reece became trapped underneath.

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