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Virginia man dies trying to fix grain bin flow

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Our thoughts go out to this Virginia man’s family after this heartbreaking news this week. On Tuesday, the Amelia Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man trapped in a grain bin on a farm in the 13000 block of Genito Road. Dustin Lee Arthur, 30, was trying to fix the soybean flow in the grain bin when he became buried. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, Arthur, who was a manager at Featherstone Farm Seed, was wearing a safety harness and tethered to the grain bin at the time of his death. His girlfriend told CBS 6 that Arthur had experience fixing grain bins and was always willing to lend a helping hand.

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