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Body of worker recovered in corn mill in Columbia County

Posted at 10:18 PM, Dec 08, 2020

VILLAGE OF CAMBRIA — A Columbia County man lost his life after disappearing at a corn mill in the Village of Cambria Tuesday morning.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says just after 9 a.m., they received a report regarding a missing employee at the Didion Corn Mill. Initial reports said he had been working in and around a corn silo in a confined space.

Authorities in the county spent hours trying to find the worker, and eventually found his body in a corn bin.

The Sheriff's Office identified the man as a 52-year-old Waupun resident.

The incident is under investigation by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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