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Morning grain bin accident sends one to the hospital

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HORNICK, Iowa (KTIV) - Earlier today in Monona County, a farming accident resulted in a helicopter transport to Sioux City's Mercy One hospital.

The call came a little before 11 this morning from Hornick, Iowa.

According to officials a 16-year-old was inside a grain bin with his brother when his foot became entangled in a sweep auger.

The auger ripped off his boot and caused severe leg injuries.

The identity of the person involved was not released.

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