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Auger Accident at Kansas Elevator

Person's leg was trapped at Valley Co-Op in Winfield, KS, on Friday

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One person was injured in a grain elevator accident Friday in Cowley County, KS, reports Hays Post.

At 3:30 p.m., several emergency crews were dispatched to the Valley Co-Op Kellogg Branch in Winfield.

Rescue crews found the employee inside a metal grain bin with one lower leg entrapped in an auger. A trauma surgeon responded to the scene via helicopter.

Just before 5p.m., rescue crews were able to remove the victim from the grain bin.

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