September 14, 2020
Mike Tanner

ESTELLINE, S.D.—A 21 year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin near Estelline.

The Hamlin County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Friday afternoon.

Watertown Fire Rescue assisted, providing a grain tube, ropes and other rescue equipment.

Prior to their arrival, several holes had been cut to empty corn from the bin to locate the victim.

The man’s body was eventually recovered, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

No name has been released.