MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 35-year-old Albany, Minnesota, man is dead after falling into a grain bin in a farming accident Tuesday.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the sheriff’s office received a call shortly after 10 a.m. about a missing person on a farm in St. Martin Township. The caller said they could not find their son and believed he may have fallen into a grain bin.

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The St. Martin Fire Department responded and worked to find the victim in the grain bin, which was three-quarters full of corn. They eventually recovered the victim inside the bin.

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The victim is identified as Brandon Schaefer. Officials believe he was working on loosening frozen corn in the grain bin when he fell in and was buried.

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Schaefer was taken by ambulance to Paynesville Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.