Worker Killed at Owatonna Area Grain Terminal
New Hope, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota OSHA office is expected to investigate a deadly incident in a business near Owatonna last night.
The Steele County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to the Crystal Valley Grain Terminal just outside the town of Hope around 9:15 p.m. after receiving a report that an employee was trapped in a grain bin. The deputies, along with personnel from five nearby fire departments attempted a rescue but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
He was identified as 36-year-old Paul Frantum of Pemberton.