- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) - A McPherson County official says that a man has been rescued after being trapped for hours in a grain bin.

Emergency crews responded around 11:30 a.m. Friday to a report that a man in his 50s was trapped in a grain bin at a feed lot between Marquette and McPherson.

John Elmer, McPherson County’s Emergency Services director, said that man was with co-workers when he got trapped inside the bin.

Authorities say the man was conscious and talking with rescuers during the rescue. He has been taken to a hospital in Wichita.

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