The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 74-year-old man died in a grain bin accident outside of Belle Plaine on Tuesday afternoon. Emergency Personnel discovered that the man was unloading soybeans from the bin before becoming trapped. Authorities had to cut open the side of the bin to release grain in an attempt to remove the man. The body was recovered after nearly an hour on the scene, and he was pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation.


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