Man dies after being trapped in grain elevator in Northeast Nebraska

Authorities say a man died after getting trapped in a northeast Nebraska grain elevator. Deputies and emergency crews were sent about 2:50 p.m.

Tuesday to the scene about 5 miles east and a mile south of Hartington.

The workers managed to free him, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office identified him as 60-year-old Kelly Burbach, who lived in Coleridge.

The sheriff’s office says he worked for Hansen Farms

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