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S. Illinois man dies after falling into grain bin

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 6:30 a.m. CST

RED BUD (AP) — A southern Illinois man has died after falling into a grain bin filled with corn.

Randolph County Coroner Randy Dubenbostel says the victim of the Monday accident is 44-year-old Jeff Guebert of Red Bud. An autopsy is planned for Tuesday. A cause of death is under investigation.

Emergency responders were called to Guebert Farms at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday. Dubenbostel says Guebert's body was found in a grain in. Authorities say Guebert was missing for about 30 minutes.

Red Bud is about 36 miles southeast of St. Louis, Mo.

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