Man trapped in Steele County Grain Bin rescued

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Colgate, ND) -- A man is recovering after he became trapped in a grain bin in Colgate, which is located in Steele County northwest of Fargo.

Authorities say the 21-year-old became trapped in the bin Wednesday morning.

First responders were able to use specialized equipment to rescue him. He was taken to the hospital with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

Several area agencies in the area have recently undertaken classes and testing regarding grain bin safety and rescues, with hopes to make saves like this.