Crews rescue man trapped in grain elevator in St. Clair County

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 8, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 8:15 PM

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(KMOV) – A worker who got trapped after falling into a grain elevator was rescued in St. Clair County on Friday.

The incident happened on Klein School Rd. between Smithton and Freeburg, Illinois around 11:30 a.m.

Several agencies, including the St. Louis Fire Department, helped with the rescue.

The victim was airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital in unknown condition.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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