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Man killed after trapped in grain elevator near Red Bud, IL

(KTVI)– The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a farmer was killed in an accident on the family farm.

Emergency crews were called to the 6900 block of Griggs Road about 11:30 Monday morning.

When they arrived, they discovered 44-year old Jeffery H. Guebert had fallen into a grain bin.

Firefighters cut holes in the bin to empty it in a desperate attempt to retrieve Guebert.

His body was recovered by late afternoon.

At this point, there’s no word how he fell into the bin.