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     January 9, 2020      #45-9 sdj
 
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Emergency responders on scene of a grain elevator accident at First Elevator Co. located 3 miles west of Grant Park.

1 killed in grain elevator accident 

1 muerto en accidente de elevador de granos

Daily Journal staff report

GRANT PARK — A St. Anne man died after falling into a grain bin and becoming trapped Wednesday at First Elevator Co., located 3 miles west of Grant Park.

Chester A. Cleveland, 58, was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. by Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner after three teams of rescuers worked to recover Cleveland’s body.

Another man who jumped in trying to save Cleveland was rescued about an hour after first responders were dispatched at 11:15 a.m. to the company located at 7690 E. 9000N Road, Manteno Fire Chief Scott O’Brien said.

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