Ongoing investigation for teens sprayed with chemicals while detasseling corn

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Pesotum – The investigation continues after 70 teenagers were sprayed with chemicals while detasseling corn.

 

It happened nearly two weeks ago near Pesotum in Champaign County. The State Agriculture Department says it's making progress in the investigation.

 

The local fire department told WAND that the pilot made a wrong turn, which caused the workers to get sprayed. A few teens had only minor injuries.

 

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