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88-year-old man dies in Clayton County grain bin accident

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CLAYTON COUNTY (KWWL) -

A man has died after being trapped inside a grain bin.

It happened at 1:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office responded to 18081 Dove Ave. in rural Luana.

Rescue crews worked for about an hour to locate and free the victim from the grain bin.

Authorities say Duane Walter, of McGregor, was taken to Central Community Hospital where he later died.

A preliminary investigation determined that Walter entered the grain bin to break up some corn when he became completely submerged.

Walter was 88 years old.

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