Farm worker killed in ND grain bin collapse

6/18/2014 3:45 AM
By Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A farm worker from South Africa has been killed in a grain bin accident in McLean County.

The Bismarck Tribune reports ( ) that 27-year-old Corneilius Johannes Du Plessis was killed Monday when corn collapsed inside a bin in which he was working.

McLean County Coroner Ben Gehring says Du Plessis died at the scene.

Authorities say the state medical examiner's office in Bismarck will perform an autopsy.


Information from: Bismarck Tribune,

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