Farmer dies after getting trapped in grain bin, officials say
MT. VERNON, Ind. (WFIE/Gray News) – A farmer died after he got stuck in a grain bin Thursday afternoon in Indiana, officials said.
According to the Black Township Fire & Rescue, crews were called to a farm in Mount Vernon shortly after 1 p.m. and were on the scene for nearly five hours.
Fire officials confirmed the farmer died, despite several agencies’ efforts to save him.
“The outcome of this event was not what everyone was hoping for, but no one gave up trying to do everything they could to help someone in need. We continue to pray for everyone involved,” Black Township Fire & Rescue wrote in a Facebook post.
WFIE reports the coroner identified the farmer killed as 74-year-old Steven Grabert.
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