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Grain bin accident claims life of Crystal Valley Co-op employee

KEYC News Now at Noon VOD
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 8:43 AM CDT
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HOPE, Minn. (KEYC) - An employee of Crystal Valley Co-op in Hope died in a grain bin accident Thursday.

The Steele County Sheriff’s office says they were called just after 9:15 last night after an employee became trapped as he was loading grain onto a train.

The sheriff’s office says 36-year-old Paul Frantum of Pemberton died.

The incident remains under investigation.

Crystal Valley has 260 full-time employees across 16 locations.

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