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Man dies in Ocheyedan elevator accident

SIBLEY, Iowa -- A 37-year-old Ocheyedan, Iowa man died Tuesday morning after being trapped in a corn storage unit at the Cooperative Elevator Association (CEA) in Ocheyedan, according to information released by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

Corey Wingate, an employee at CEA, was caught in a corn engulfment, the news release states. Authorities received a 911 call at approximately 5:58 a.m. Wingate was transported to the Osceola Community Hospital, Sibley, Iowa, where he was pronounced dead.

Assisting at the scene were CEA employees, the Ocheyedan Fire Department, the Ocheyedan Ambulance and an Osceola County Sheriff's Deputy.