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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A relative has identified the teenage victim of Saturday’s Stearns County silo accident.

Leroy Ludwig said Sunday that his cousin, 18-year-old Craig Wiechmann, of Freeport, died after he became pinned inside a silo.

Authorities said the accident happened on a farm in Millwood Township.

Ludwig described his cousin as a great young man who loved God and his family.

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