Man died, another injured after being trapped in grain bin, authorities say
PORTER, Minn. (KVLY/Gray News) – A 27-year-old man died after being trapped inside a grain bin in Minnesota Tuesday morning, according to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office.
When authorities arrived around 9:30 a.m., a 62-year-old man had already freed himself from the bins but the other man was still trapped inside.
Crews worked to free the 27-year-old and were able to eventually get his body out, but he didn’t survive the process.
The 62-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
A first responder was also taken to the hospital for a heat-related injury.
No other details were provided.
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