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Man rescued from grain bin near Webster

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

ABERDEEN (AP) -- Authorities say rescue crews pulled a man from a grain bin full of corn near Webster.

Day County Sheriff Barry Hillestad tells the media that the man was trapped up to his shoulders in corn Wednesday afternoon.

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The sheriff says the man was inside the bin was trying to get the corn to flow toward a discharge opening and was sucked down into the grain.

Rescuers removed corn from the bin and were able to get the man out in about 90 minutes. The sheriff says the man had no apparent injuries but was taken to a Webster hospital.

His name was not released.

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