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Update: Auger accident kills Dyersville Farmer

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DYERSVILLE (KWWL) -

Officials have released the name of a farmer who died Wednesday night after getting his leg caught in an auger.

Michael Duetmeyer, 41, of Dyersville was found inside a silo at 10601 Route 135 South around 6:47 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say Duetmeyer was working alone inside the silo when his lead was caught by a sweep auger being used to clean out the silo.

Duetmeyer died at the scene. Officials are still investigating.

 

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