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Grain Bin Death in Kentucky

Adolfo Garcia, 44, was trying to dislodge corn inside 80,000-bushel-capacity bin

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Adolfo Garcia, 44, of Mayfield, KY, has died after he became trapped in a grain bin in Graves County, KY, on Tuesday, reports WPSD.

The incident occurred just after 11 a.m. Tuesday at a farming operation when Garcia tried to dislodge a portion of corn that was stuck inside the 80,000-bushel-capacity grain bin, which was partially full.

While he was in the bin, a large amount of corn collapsed on top of him, witnesses told the sheriff's office.

Garcia is survived by his wife and five children, ages 20, 18, 13, 12 and 5.

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