Southern Minn. man dies in grain bin accident

Published 9:40 am Thursday, January 14, 2010

A southern Minnesota man has died in a grain bin accident near Butterfield.

The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office said 55-year-old Delyle Fast of rural Butterfield was trapped inside the bin about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Fast was removed from the bin and pronounced dead at the scene.

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The most common form of death in grain bin accidents is suffocation. The accidents happen across farm states every year.