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South African Man Dies in Farm Accident

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Just before 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, the McLean County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call for a report of a farm accident in rural Washburn.

When emergency responders arrived on the scene, they found Corneilius Johannes Du Plessis, 27, a farm hand from South Africa had been working with a corn bin with two other people when the cone collapsed.

He was pronounced dead on the scene. An autopsy is being conducted by the State Medical Examiner's Office.


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