Man rescued after getting trapped in grain bin near Hartington

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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.

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