- Associated Press - Monday, August 7, 2017

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a worker has died after being caught in a grain bin in Waterloo.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports crews were called to an East Central Iowa Co-Op elevator about 11:30 a.m. Monday on a report of a worker who was trapped in soybeans.

Firefighters cut holes in the bin and co-op employees used a vacuum to drain the bin as emergency crews entered the elevator to reach the man. Despite the efforts, the man was declared dead.


Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, https://www.wcfcourier.com

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