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Man dies after being trapped in corn bin in Barron County

TURTLE LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A man has died after he was pulled from a corn bin in Barron County.

Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the man became trapped Wednesday afternoon in a corn bin south of Turtle Lake.

Rescuers worked for more than an hour to free him. He was flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and pronounced dead later that night. His name has not yet been released.

The Chippewa Herald reports that the incident is under investigation.

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