Man rescued after getting trapped in grain bin near Hartington

Local News

HARTINGTON, Neb. (KCAU) – A man survived after getting trapped in a grain bin collapse near Hartington.

Cedar County Sheriff Larry Koranda told KCAU 9 that authorities were called to a grain bin about 8 miles southwest of Hartington on Monday around 4:45 p.m.

Rescue personnel from Hartington, Randolph, and Fordyce, as well as a Central Valley Ag grain bin rescue team, worked to help rescue a man in his 60s who was stuck in grain up to his torso.

After about two hours, the man was rescued from the bin and flown to a Norfolk hospital.

Koranda said the victim was conscious the entire time he was trapped.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories