October 8, 2015

Northeastern Nebraska resident dies in grain bin accident

A 60-year-old man couldn’t be saved in a grain bin accident in northeastern Nebraska.

The Dixon County Sheriff’s Office reports Timothy Hansen of Laurel stepped into the grain bin Tuesday afternoon to break loose some grain. The grain pile gave way and swallowed him. Several people attempted to save him to no avail.

Hansen was dead by the time his body was recovered.

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