One Dead in Clayton County Grain Bin Accident

One person died in a grain bin accident in Clayton County.

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says it happened near Luana at 18081 Dove Avenue on Monday afternoon.

Rescue crews worked for about an hour to locate and free the victim from the grain bin. Authorities say 88-year old Duane Walter of McGregor was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation determined that Walter entered the grain bin to break up some corn when he became completely submerged.

 

(photo courtesy of Clayton County Sheriff’s Office)