Sidney – A man is dead after getting trapped in a grain bin Wednesday.
According to the Champaign County Coroner, 55-year-old Roy McCarty was working inside a grain bin at the Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator, when he became buried "under a large amount of corn."
Firefighters from the Urbana Fire Department arrived at 301 S. David Street around 11:30 a.m. Sidney fire crews were first on-scene.
McCarty was pronounced dead at 2:38 p.m.
Roger Miller, the company's General Manager described McCarty as a "caring... very good individual." He was joined by many family and loved ones at the scene.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. Police continue to investigate what exactly happened.
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