January 28, 2015

28/01/2015: US man rescued after spending 20 hours trapped in grain bin

Rescuers were able to free a Clayton County, US man trapped in a grain bin for more nearly 20 hours over the weekend, KCRG reports.
 

http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/clayton-county-man-rescued-after-spending-20-hours-trapped-in-grain-bin-20150126

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Rod Sylvester became trapped on Saturday. He was buried up to his neck and only had one arm free.

The Littleport Fire Department responded to the bin, on a farm on Elm Road south of Littleport, and was able to free him on Sunday.

Chief Deputy Mike Aschinger said he was very fortunate.

“Sylvester is a lucky man,” Aschinger said Monday.

After being rescued, Sylvester was taken to a hospital in Manchester, where he was treated and released.
 


Read the article HERE.
 

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