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BELLE PLAINE, Minn. (AP) — A 74-year-old man has died after he was trapped in a grain bin in south-central Minnesota.

First responders were called after Rodger Slater became trapped in the bin near Belle Plaine on Tuesday afternoon.

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Sibley County sheriff's authorities say Slater was inside the bin unloading soybeans when he was engulfed by the soybeans.

Responders cut open a side of the bin and found Slater about an hour after they arrived. The Mankato Free Press reports he was dead at the scene.

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