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Man Rescued from Grain Storage Bin in Olivia, MN

Man fell 20-30 feet from platform, landing in soybeans

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A grain company employee in Olivia, MN, was injured in a fall inside a grain storage structure Friday afternoon, reports KDUZ.

Travis Lubitz with the Olivia Fire Department says at around 5 p.m. the man fell about 20 to 30 feet from a platform inside the building and landed in some soybeans.

The man’s name and severity of his injuries were not released.

Lubitz says the technical rescue team had just practiced this exact type of rescue during the past week with some brand new equipment.

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