DEWITT, Iowa — According to the Clinton County Sheriff's Office, a man died after being trapped in a grain bin near DeWitt on the evening of Wednesday, March 15.
On March 20, the sheriff's office identified him as 67-year-old John Reed of rural DeWitt.
At 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff's office and DeWitt Fire Department responded to a report of a man trapped inside a partially filled grain bin at 2073 320th Ave.
DeWitt Fire and several other crews from neighboring jurisdictions were able to pull Reed out of the grain, however, he died as a result of being trapped inside.
The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff's office and the Clinton County Medical Examiner's Office.
Those who assisted at the scene include:
- Charlotte Fire Department,
- Goose Lake Fire Department,
- Low Moor Fire Department,
- Welton Fire Department,
- Genesis Ambulance,
- Med Force,
- Clinton County Communications,
- Clinton County Medical Examiner's Office.
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