WORTH CO., Iowa – The Worth County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in a grain bin accident.
Norman Backhaus, 80, of rural Manly, was killed Monday in the accident.
The Sheriff’s Office says it got a call around 11:27 a.m. Monday about an 80-year-old man possibly trapped inside a grain bin in the 1300 block of 370th St. Deputies were joined at the scene by fire and rescue crews from Manly, Kensett, and Northwood, the Manly Police Department, Mason City Ambulance, Life Flight 2 out of Fort Dodge, Viafield Coop, POET, as well and neighbors and friends.
When the bin was emptied, the man's body was found.
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