MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –- Authorities say a man has died after getting trapped in a corn bin on Wednesday.

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call at about 12:22 p.m. of a man trapped in a corn bin south of Turtle Lake.

wisconsin corn bin rescue Sheriff: Man Dies After Getting Trapped In Wisconsin Corn Bin

(credit: Barron County Sheriff’s Office)

Emergency responders worked for more than an hour to rescue the victim, who has not been identified by authorities. He was flown to a regional trauma center, where he later died from his injuries.

The incident is under investigation.


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