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Silo accident kills Price County farmer

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The Price County Sheriff's Department says a 53-year-old man died in an accident at his farm near Catawba.

Sheriff Brian Schmidt says the farmer was working in a silo on Monday and some silage broke loose, crushing him.

Price County Coroner Jim Dalbesio said Robert Wanish died early Tuesday at a Marshfield hospital. An autopsy was performed but preliminary results were unavailable Wednesday, the coroner said.

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