LYNNVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities in central Iowa have confirmed the death of a 19-year-old man in a grain bin.
Television station KCCI reports that Mahaska County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the grain bin in Lynnville before 8 a.m. Friday. Officials say Benjamin Raymond Van Wyk died at the scene after becoming entangled in the grain bin’s auger.
An autopsy has been ordered. The death remains under investigation.